The Los Angeles Sheriff’s department was handling a bomb threat on the Monrovia Gold Line platform Saturday afternoon.
Reports of a suspicious item found on a train were reported at 3:55 p.m.
The train and the surrounding areas were evacuated immediately.
The fire and demolition team reported to examine and remove the item.
A Sigalert was issued in Monrovia on the 210 freeway exits to Myrtle Avenue.
Because of the police operations, the area was closed for a little over two hours.
SIGALERT ISSUED IN MONROVIA. I-210 OFF-RAMPS TO MYRTLE AVE. CLOSED FOR 3 HOURS DUE TO POLICE ACTIVITIES.
– CHP_LA_TRAFFIC (@CHP_LA_TRAFFIC) September 26, 2021
The suspicious item was cleared and the area reopened at 6:32 p.m. that same day.