Suspicious package forces evacuation of Newark Liberty International Airport terminal

(Courtesy: Justin Pandelo)

A terminal at Newark Liberty International Airport was evacuated early Wednesday evening after a suspicious package was discovered.

The Essex County Sheriff's Bomb Disposal Unit was called to Terminal C just after it was evacuated at around 7 p.m.

Authorities say they discovered that the suspicious item was a pressure cooker and that it was not a threat.

The terminal was reopened at 8 p.m.
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