Metra police find no bombs after reports of suspicious package at maintenance facility
The Kensington Yard District facility, at 12231 S Indiana Ave., was evacuated after an employee reported a “suspicious package,” to Metra Police.
A Metra maintenance facility on the Far South Side was evacuated Friday as police investigated a possible bomb threat.
An employee reported a “suspicious package” at the Kensington Yard District facility, at 12231 S Indiana Ave., Metra officials said.
A Chicago police K9 unit was called to that block about 2:45 p.m. to investigate a telephone threat, a police spokeswoman said.
After searching the area, police found no bomb and issued an all-clear alert about 7 p.m., Metra officials said.
All Metra Electric trains near the building were initially stopped but began operating again with delays around 4 p.m.