Train service back on track in Ridgewood after security scare

Trains are back up and running through Ridgewood after a suspicious package shut down the area around the train station for part of the morning.

A NJ Transit police officer on patrol around 8:45 a.m. says he noticed an unattended pair of shoes under a bench with what appeared to be a wire underneath.

A NJ Transit police officer on patrol around 8:45 a.m. says he noticed an unattended pair of shoes under a bench with what appeared to be a wire underneath. (9/22/16)

RIDGEWOOD - Trains are back up and running through Ridgewood after a suspicious package shut down the area around the train station for part of the morning.

A New Jersey Transit police officer on patrol around 8:45 a.m. says he noticed an unattended pair of shoes with what appeared to be a wire underneath.

About 30 customers were evacuated from the station.  The Bergen County Bomb Squad and police responded, and determined the area to be safe.

As a result, service on the main Bergen and Port Jervis lines was delayed about 45 minutes. 

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