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Essex County Bomb Squad Investigated Unattended Bag at Newark International Airport

By rlsmetro on

The Essex County Bomb Squad cleared what appeared to be a suspicious unattended bag left in a section of Newark International Airport's Terminal C Monday night. 

According to a statement released by Port Authority officials, just after 8 pm last night, Port Authority Police responded to an unattended bag in Terminal C Level 1 in the baggage claim area.

Officials said an investigation was conducted and that part of the airport was secured as The Essex County Bomb Squad arrived to check the bag. 

According to officials, Port Authority Police evacuated everyone on Level 1 to outside of the terminal during the investigation. 

Officials said the bag was cleared and passengers returned back to Level 1 around 9:15 pm.