- Associated Press - Friday, August 5, 2016

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Transit police say a rifle was discovered under a bench on a Bay Area Rapid Transit platform.

KNTV-TV reports (https://bit.ly/2aTCulH ) that BART police say an employee spotted a case under a bench at the MacArthur station during the Thursday morning commute. A .22-caliber Winchester rifle was found inside.

BART did not say whether the rifle was loaded. Police say it is not known to be associated with a crime.

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Information from: KNTV-TV.

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