A bomb threat at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) forced the evacuation of Terminal 1 on Friday afternoon, local media reported citing police.
Police said they received a “non-specific” threat just before 2:00 pm local time, prompting the evacuation, NBC Los Angeles reported.
LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — Local Southern California news station, KNBC reports that Terminal 1 at LAX has been closed because of a bomb threat.
The station credits LAX airport police with the information.
Many people on social media are tweeting out updates from inside the terminal where they’ve been told to move back.
According to KNBC, “The “non-specific” threat was made just before 2 p.m., leading to the evacuation of Terminal 1, airport police said.”