SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — BART closed the 16th Street Mission station in San Francisco earlier Sunday afternoon because a person was talking about explosives and possibly blowing up a train, a BART police lieutenant said Sunday.
BART officials said they closed the station at about 3:30 p.m. The station is located at the corner of 16th and Mission streets.READ MORE: Seaside Man Charged With 1991 Cold Case Murder Of Lloyd Joseph Perkins Jr
The station is now open as BART police investigate the incident, police Lt. Paul Kwon said. Kwon said police closed the station as a precaution and officers and K-9s searched it for explosives.
Neither officers nor K-9s found anything suspicious, Kwon said.READ MORE: Raiders Owner Mark Davis Defends Posting 'I Can Breath' Tweet Following George Floyd Verdict
Police haven’t arrested anyone, but “we are talking to a person of interest,” Kwon said.
BART officials said at 4:16 p.m. that the station is open and trains are making all stops in San Francisco.MORE NEWS: Burglary Suspect Arrested After Police Find Him Hiding Inside SSF Home
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