December 05, 2018 11:50 AM
Bloomington, Hennepin County and Metro Transit authorities led a search Wednesday at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport where they apprehended a man suspected of stealing a vehicle.
According to a spokesperson with the Metropolitan Airports Commission, airport police were informed at about 9:15 a.m. that a man driving a stolen vehicle had driven along the road leading to the airport's Terminal 1.
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The driver then left the vehicle behind and entered a light rail tunnel, the spokesperson said.
At that point, Metro Transit authorities were notified and light rail service to the airport was temporarily suspended.
Officers found the stolen vehicle in an airport parking ramp and the suspect about an hour later at the light rail tunnel entrance near Terminal 2.
The suspect is in custody and charges are pending, the spokesperson said.
Blue Line service update 10:47 a.m. Blue Line service is now resuming at all stations, including those from Terminal 2 to Fort Snelling. Thank you for your patience. No further updates are anticipated at this time. -CB— Metro Transit (@MetroTransitMN) December 5, 2018
Updated: December 05, 2018 11:50 AM
Created: December 05, 2018 11:20 AM
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