Red Line delays resolved

December 20, 2013

Updated at 8:51 a.m.

Metro said the earlier incident at Fort Totten has been cleared.

Metro spokesman Dan Stessel wrote in an e-mail that the incident was “nothing.” He said “passenger reported someone they thought was suspicious. Police checked with nothing found.”

Original post at 8:40 a.m.

Metro riders on the Red Line should expect delays Friday morning to Shady Grove.

The delays are being caused by earlier police activity at the Fort Totten station.

Metro officials did not immediately respond to a call and email about exactly what the police activity involves.

Dana Hedgpeth is the Washington Post’s lead reporter in covering the Metro rail and bus systems in the D.C. region and the Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority (WMATA) that runs them.
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