Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Bomb Threat
Police Investigating Bomb Threat at Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
Authorities are currently investigating a bomb threat at the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, according to a source familiar with the situation.
Security Incident Impacting Flights and Access
The bomb threat has caused disruptions in flights, road access, and security checkpoints at the airport.
Bomb Threat at Airport Curb
The source revealed that the bomb threat was made by an individual who parked at the airport’s curb and claimed to have a bomb in their vehicle. The person has been arrested, and a bomb squad is currently investigating the scene.
Incident Occurred in Public Area
The bomb threat took place in the public area of the airport, not at the Transportation Security Administration security checkpoints. However, as a precautionary measure, two checkpoints to the main terminal have been closed, while two others remain open.
Airport Access Road Closed
The airport access road has been closed by the police, as announced in a social media post by the airport.
The airport advises individuals in the terminal to remain in place during this time, as vehicular traffic approaching the airport is currently being held.
Departures Temporarily Stopped
Air traffic controllers have temporarily halted departures due to the emergency situation at the airport.
Light Rail Service Disruption
The transit agency responsible for providing light rail service to the airport has reported that its trains are currently unable to access the airport.
No Immediate Comments from Authorities
Spokespeople for the airport and airport police agency have not provided immediate comments or further details regarding the incident.
This is a developing story and will be updated.
Read More of this Story at www.cnn.com – 2023-10-11 20:02:00
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