- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 12, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) - Officials at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport say operations are returning to normal after police checked out a suspicious item at Terminal 4.

Police say a piece of luggage passing through one of the checkpoints at the airport’s busiest terminal around 3 p.m. Tuesday was deemed suspicious.

Three levels on the east side of Terminal 4 were evacuated, three checkpoints were closed for precautionary reasons and the police department’s bomb squad was called to the scene.

Detectives examined the item and determined it was safe.

The checkpoints and three terminal levels were reopened around 4:30 p.m.



Airport officials say all roadways around Terminal 4 have been reopened and the PHX Sky Train has resumed operations.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide