A terminal at O’Hare International Airport has been evacuated Wednesday morning for a police investigation.

A portion of Terminal 1 at O’Hare was evacuated about 9:30 a.m. for a Chicago Police “investigation,” according to the city’s Department of Aviation.

Police could not immediately provide information and Aviation would not disclose the nature of the investigation.

 

Passengers wait in line to go through security screening at O'Hare International Airport's Terminal 1 shortly after the terminal was reopened on September 24, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The ticketing and baggage claim areas of the terminal were evacuated for nearly two hours after a after an unattended bag was discovered around 9:30 this morning.

Passengers wait in line to go through security screening at O’Hare International Airport’s Terminal 1 shortly after the terminal was reopened on September 24, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. The ticketing and baggage claim areas of the terminal were evacuated for nearly two hours after a after an unattended bag was discovered around 9:30 this morning.

Unattended Bag Prompts Evacuation Of O'Hare Terminal