All-clear given at Hobby Airport after evacuation for possible threat, officials say

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Thursday, March 17, 2022
HPD K-9 alerts bag at Hobby with possible explosives, officials say
The baggage claim area has been evacuated as officers wait for a bomb squad to arrive and evaluate the bag.

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- An all-clear was given at William P. Hobby Airport after reports of a possible threat Wednesday evening.

According to airport officials, they received a call at 5 p.m. about a possible threat. At the scene, an HPD K-9 unit alerted a bag at the Hobby Airport baggage claim with possible explosives inside.

People were soon evacuated from the baggage claim area, but moments later, authorities gave an all-clear.

At this time, it's unclear what was found in the bag.