Bomb squad removes 'suspicious device' from airport checkpoint

(SBG San Antonio photo)

San Antonio International Airport operations have returned to normal after a bomb squad removed a "suspicious device" Monday evening.

According to an airport spokesman, a passenger in Terminal B checkpoint had a suspicious item in their luggage. The terminal temporarily closed and everyone in the area was evacuated so a bomb squad and K9 unit could investigate.

The passenger is currently being questioned by authorities. The checkpoint is now reopen and passengers are being screened again. A K9 unit has swept the airport without incident.

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