Officials Investigate Suspicious Item at Rockridge BART


Two BART stations in Oakland were closed Wednesday afternoon following a report about a suspicious item on one of the trains, according to BART officials.

MacArthur and Rockridge stations were shut down, causing large groups of afternoon commuters to crowd around the stations because there were no train service in the area as police investigate. 

The stations were reopened around 30 minutes after BART announced their closures.

No further information was immediately available.

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