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LAX Terminal 1 temporarily closed after bomb squad response

LAX Terminal 1 temporarily closed after bomb squad response
The entrance sign on Century Boulevard at Los Angeles International Airport. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Terminal 1 at Los Angeles International Airport was temporarily closed Tuesday afternoon after a police bomb squad responded to a report of a suspicious item, officials said.
The screening area at the terminal was closed around 3:45 p.m. and the terminal ticketing area was evacuated, an LAX spokeswoman said. Airport police were advising the public of possible delays.
The terminal was reopened at 4:20 p.m., airport police said. The bomb squad was from the Los Angeles Police Department.

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