Bag prompts bomb squad to SEPTA City Hall stop
CENTER CITY - June 23, 2013 (WPVI) -- A bag left at a ticket counter at the SEPTA City Hall stop caused some chaos and concern overnight.
Police and the bomb squad were called out to the 1500 block of John F Kennedy Boulevard around 4:30 a.m. Sunday after a SEPTA employee noticed the unattended bag.
Police evacuated the station.
Authorities stopped all trains coming into that station while a bomb dog worked to clear the package.
The package was determined to be safe.
The station was given the all clear after 5:00 a.m.
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