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: Most Popular Dog And Cat Names Of 2021: Is Your Pet's Name On The List?
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: COVID Omicron Variant: CDC Expands Surveillance To San Francisco International Airport
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: San Francisco Bay Area Bridge Tolls To Jump By $1 On Jan. 1
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