Pentagon train station shut for suspicious package

WASHINGTON (AP) - December 15, 2010

Defense Department spokesman Capt. Darryn James says passengers on the Washington area's Metro trains are being forced to bypass the Pentagon stop and to walk or take a bus to the building.

It was unclear when the package was found, but James says train officials began making announcements at other train stations at around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to notify passengers of the detour.

WASHINGTON (AP) - December 15, 2010 Authorities have shut down the subway station at the Pentagon while they investigate a suspicious package left in the area.

Defense Department spokesman Capt. Darryn James says passengers on the Washington area's Metro trains are being forced to bypass the Pentagon stop and to walk or take a bus to the building.

It was unclear when the package was found, but James says train officials began making announcements at other train stations at around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday to notify passengers of the detour.

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