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Union Station evacuated due to suspicious package

Thursday, November 15, 2012
Union Station in downtown Los Angeles on a busy day on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012.

Union Station in downtown Los Angeles on a busy day on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012. (KABC Photo)

Union Station was closed and evacuated Thursday afternoon due to a suspicious package.

The suspicious package was left on the Red Line platform. It was discovered about 2:30 p.m.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department was investigating.

Patsaouras Plaza was closed to bus service as a result. Riders were advised to board buses at Cesar Chavez Avenue and Vignes Street.

Union Station was re-opened by 3:55 p.m.

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