Suspicious bag prompts evacuation at Newark Airport

Chopper 12 was over the scene as authorities investigated.

Chopper 12 was over the scene as authorities investigated. (5/6/15)

NEW JERSEY - Part of Newark Airport was evacuated Wednesday after a bag was left unattended. 

Chopper 12 was over the scene as authorities converged on Terminal C at around 11 a.m. 

Sister station News 12 New Jersey reports that police and the bomb squad investigated the situation and determined that there was not a threat. 

Passengers have since been allowed back into the airport. 

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