Metro-North suspicious device is car part

June 2, 2009 10:07:01 AM PDT
Service on Metro-North's New Haven line has resumed after a suspicious device at the Rye station was identified as a piece of a car transmission.Officers on the scene reported to supervisors that the device on the platform resembled a "landmine."

It was identified as "possible military ordnance" by an officer, who brought an MTA bomb-sniffing dog to the scene.

The Westchester County Bomb Squad was called, and they deployed a robot to examine the device more closely.

The identification was made, and service resumed with residual delays.


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