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Suspicious package found at Louisville's Muhammad Ali airport

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Posted at 10:55 AM, Dec 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-09 11:16:59-05

UPDATE: The scene is now cleared. The suspicious item has been removed. There is no detail on what the item might have been.

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) Crews are responding to Louisville's Muhammad Ali Airport after a suspicious package was discovered in the terminal's west hall.

According to airport officials, the item was found before the TSA security checkpoint. Security procedures are in place. Operations of the terminal’s west side ticket counters including American, United and Allegiant are temporarily suspended during additional assessment and relocation of the suspicious item.

Ticket counter operations on the terminal’s east side remain open with no impacts.