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Friday, May 4, 2012

Bomb Squad Investigates Shady Package; Streets Closed, Muni, BART Slowed

Posted By on Fri, May 4, 2012 at 4:45 PM

click to enlarge Definitely suspicious
  • Definitely suspicious

San Francisco police are warning drivers to avoid the area near Geneva and San Jose avenues, where a suspicious package was found on the sidewalk late this afternoon.

According to Sgt. Michael Andraychak, the bomb squad was called to the intersection at about 2:50 p.m., and is currently on the scene investigating the package. The following street closures are in place:

  • Geneva Avenue is closed from Louisburg to Delano

  • San Jose Avenue is closed from Niagara to Ocean

  • The Geneva Avenue on/off ramps to US-280 are closed

  • BART has limited access to Balboa Park BART Station: patrons must use the Ocean Avenue entrance/exit

  • Muni service on the J,K and M lines is impacted. The J and K lines are turning back at Ocean Avenue and are not using Balboa Park Muni Station. The M line is turning back at Niagara Street.

    Contact MTA for further details at 601-1637.


Please avoid the area, and check back for updates on the situation.

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