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Person Threatens To Bomb Red Line On South Side

CHICAGO (CBS) -- A person called city officials Sunday night threatening to bomb the 87th Street CTA Red Line on the South Side.

At 8:18 p.m., the male suspect called the Office of Emergency Management & Communications threatening to bomb the station in the 7600 block of South State, according to preliminary information from Chicago Police.

Chicago Police searched the station with a canine unit, but didn't find a bomb.

A suspect was taken into custody, police said.

(Source: Sun-Times Media Wire © Chicago Sun-Times 2016. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.)

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