Bomb threat at LAX deemed 'non-credible' by FBI

Police investigate a "non-specific" bomb threat at Terminal 1 on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016.

Terminal 1 was temporarily evacuated after a "non-specific" bomb threat at Los Angeles International Airport on Friday.

Rob Pedregon of Los Angeles Airport police confirmed the evacuation around 2:20 p.m. Authorities were on scene investigating the incident, until the threat was deemed "non-credible" by the FBI about 15 minutes later.

Travelers sent photos of the evacuation as the investigation was underway.

The circumstances surrounding the threat were not immediately made available.
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