Suspicious item halts security at Bradley Airport

WINDSOR LOCKS, Conn. (WTNH)– A suspicious item halted security at Bradley International Airport on Tuesday.

Connecticut State Police confirm to News 8 that the Transportation Security Authority (TSA) found an item in a person’s bag that required further investigation.  TSA says that the security checkpoint was closed for about eight minutes due to a suspicions X-ray image.

The airport, located on Schoephoester Road in Windsor Locks, was not evacuated and the security checkpoint has reopened to travelers.  The contents of the carry-on bag were ultimately cleared and normal screening operations have resumed.

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