False alarm at Metra station brings out police

By LINDSAY WELBERS
Staff Writer

Metra service was briefly halted at the 53rd Street station Thursday when a suspicious object was reported.

Chicago Police News Affairs said a suspicious object was reported at 1500 E. 53rd St., around 11:30 a.m.

The bomb squad determined that it was not a threat and service resumed approximately an hour later.

l.welbers@hpherald.com