CHICAGO (WLS) — CTA bus and train service was affected Thursday as Chicago police bomb technicians investigated a suspicious object on the North Side.
Just after 2 p.m., the Chicago Office of Emergency Management and Communications said Chicago police were investigating a suspicious object at Bryn Mawr Avenue and Broadway in the city’s Edgewater neighborhood.
Soon after, Chicago police said bomb technicians rendered the object safe, and an all-clear was issued.
“This suspicious object appears to be a hoax. There is no threat to the area,” CPD said.
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Just before 10:45 a.m., the CTA said Red and Purple Line trains were standing near Bryn Mawr due to police activity. No. 36 Broadway buses were also rerouted during the incident.
Red Line service was eventually suspended between Howard and Belmont, but resumed about 2:30 p.m.
This is a developing story; check back with ABC7 Chicago for updates.
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