Unattended Vehicle Causes Police Investigation, Delays At Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport
Parts of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport were closed due to police activity Sunday morning.
Phoenix police officers noticed an unattended vehicle shortly after 7 a.m. The car, which was later determined to be a rental, was parked along the curb at Terminal 4 and a bomb squad was called to the scene.
This created a line of stopped cars heading into Terminal 3 and 4.
During a media briefing, Phoenix Police Sgt. Tommy Thompson said Terminal 4 was shut down and that the incident had disrupted a number of flights.
“We encourage people to contact their airlines to check on flights if they have a flight scheduled to find out what the status of that is,” Thompson said. “ All of the airlines are aware of the situation and are working with their passengers to make sure they do get the service they need to.”
Thompson later sent out a statement, saying the vehicle had been cleared and roads were starting to reopen.