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Monday, November 24, 2014

Bomb Threat Closes Hayward BART Station (Update)

Posted By on Mon, Nov 24, 2014 at 12:45 PM

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Update 1:12 p.m.: Lt. Paul Kwon tells us that someone called police reporting that there was a person on the train who claimed to have a bomb. BART police arrived and evacuated the trains as well as the entire Hayward station. The station was closed for more than 40 minutes while police searched the entire premise. They were unable to find a bomb or the person who claimed to have a bomb, Kwon says. 

Trains started moving again a few minutes ago. 

Original Story 12:45 p.m.: Hayward BART station has been closed down for now due to "police activity."

BART had no further details at this time. 

Check back for updates. 

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