Bomb threat found on container at Port of Long Beach
The container from overseas was being offloaded at Terminal 94 when the message was discovered on its exterior about 1:30 a.m.
Long Beach police and port security responded to the scene and evacuated the immediate area.
A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s bomb squad determined the container did not contain any explosives or hazardous materials.
The port terminal had resumed normal operations by dawn Friday morning, officials said.
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Photo: Port of Long Beach. Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times