Security breach triggers lockdown at Miami International Airport

A secure area at Miami-International Airport was under lockdown Thursday afternoon after  a security breach took place, Miami-Dade police said.

At about 5 p.m. someone went into a secure area of security checkpoint 4 at concourse E, by way of the exit, police said.

That person was seen entering the secure area without bags, and a short time later is seen leaving through the same exit with some type of luggage, police said.

That person then left the area and was not found.

The secure area was locked down as a result of the breach, police said, in order to ensure the person didn’t leave anything behind.

An all clear was later given.

The situation remains under investigation. 

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