This story has been updated to reflect that the International Terminal has resumed normal operations.
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The international terminal at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) was evacuated Friday night due to a bomb threat, the San Francisco Police Department confirmed.
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A man was detained after the incident. The airport has since resumed normal operations. “Officers on scene located a suspicious package and deemed the item possibly incendiary,” SFPD said.
SFPD first learned of the threat at approximately 8:15 p.m. The international terminal was evacuated “out of an abundance of caution.” By 11:50 p.m. SFPD officers had searched several areas in the SFO International Terminal. The SFPD EOD Unit removed multiple “suspicious packages” from the airport.
At this time this is an active investigation. If you have any information about this incident you are asked to contact the SFPD at 415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and start the message with SFPD.
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