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Suspicious package cleared at JFK after evacuation

Sunday, April 21, 2013

A tube of toothpaste caused a scare at JFK airport Sunday evening.

Officials evacuated Terminal 4, Concourse B around 4 p.m. after screeners spotted a suspicious item in a bag.

Just before 5:30 p.m. the suspicious package was cleared, and was identified as tape and a toothpaste tube.

Travelers were then let back into the terminal.


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