BELLEVILLE, Ill. ( – MetroLink has resumed operations in the Metro East after a suspicious package was found.

According to Metro, around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday trains stopped operating between the Memorial Hospital and Belleville MetroLink stations due to a suspicious package. According to Metro, the package was found at the Swansea station. 

Around 9:35 a.m. Metro announced that operations resumed between the Memorial Hospital and Belleville MetroLink stations. As a result, passengers could experience minor delays as trains resume their regular schedules. 

Police told News 4 the suspicious package turned out to be a bag of tools.

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