Suspicious package shuts down Seattle light rail



SEATTLE (AP) — A suspicious package outside a south Seattle bank branch has interfered with Sound Transit light rail service between downtown and Sea-Tac Airport while police investigate.

KOMO Radio reports a couple using an ATM machine called police Friday morning after noticing a box with bottles and wires inside at a Chase branch near S. Othello and Martin Luther King Jr. Way.

Police blocked the street and light rail line as a precaution.

Sound Transit spokesman Bruce Gray says it’s trying to arrange bus service between stations on each side of the blocked section.


Information from: KOMO-AM,