LAX Terminal Briefly Evacuated

A Los Angeles International Airport terminal was evacuated for about 40 minutes Wednesday after an unattended bag was found, but a police bomb squad found no suspicious item inside, authorities said.

The bag was found near an escalator to a food court at the busy Tom Bradley International Terminal, said airport spokeswoman Nancy Castles.

When the bomb squad arrived, they set up a 300-foot perimeter around the bag, forcing people in the ticketing area to move outside, Castles said.

There were no immediate reports of flight delays, Castles said.

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