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Bay Fair Bart Station Temporarily Closed After Report Of Armed Suspect

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The Bay Fair BART station in San Leandro was briefly shut down this afternoon as police responded to a report of a possibly armed suspect, a BART police lieutenant said. BART police were called around 1:35 p.m. to search for the suspect, who was reportedly “possibly armed with a firearm” at the Bay Fair station located at 15242 Hesperian Blvd., according to Lt. Paul Kwon. Police shut down the station for about 12 minutes as they conducted a search, he said. Officers were unable to locate anyone matching the suspect description and reopened the station around 1:50 p.m. The police activity caused 10-minute delays on the Fremont line that have since lifted, according to BART personnel.

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