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Police Investigated Suspicious Item At Cargo Facility Near LAX, Prompting Street Closures Tuesday

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) - Officials at LAX said Tuesday night that police were investigating a suspicious item, closing some of the nearby streets.

"Eastbound Century Boulevard Between Airport and Aviation is closed for a police response to a potentially suspicious item. Please use alternative routes and allow extra time in the area," officials tweeted at 7:08 p.m.

About an hour and a half later, LAX's twitter feed reported that authorities had cleared the suspicious item and that the road closures would be clearing shortly.

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