Police Evacuate Owings Mills Metro Stop Due To Suspicious Package
OWINGS MILLS - The Owings Mills metro stop was evacuated on Saturday due to a suspicious package in the area, according to police.
According to the Maryland Department of Transportation, no trains were allowed to enter the station from 7:35 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Baltimore County Police say they were notified of a suspicious package at the stop around 7:30 p.m. and deployed their Hazardous Devices Team to the area.
The incident ended around 9:30 last night after an investigation concluded that the package was not dangerous. According to investigators, the package was a toolbox.
Following the all-clear, MDOT announced the reopening of the stop and the return of transit between Owings Mills and Baltimore by metro.
“Owings Mills Metro Station has been reopened, and trains have been cleared to travel from Johns Hopkins to Owings Mills, making all stops. Thank you for your patience and for riding Metro SubwayLink.”