The Latest: Albuquerque airport rental car facility reopens
Feb. 14, 2016
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The Latest on the discovery of a suspicious device under a rental car near Albuquerque International Sunport (all times local):
Police have determined that a suspicious device is safe and reopened a rental car facility and surrounding roads at the Albuquerque International Sunport.
Albuquerque police spokesman Simon Drobik says a bomb unit will investigate the object itself, which was found under a rental car Sunday morning.
Meanwhile, the FBI and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are looking into who last occupied the vehicle and from where it was rented.
The discovery of the device did not affect flights at the airport.
Police say the Sunport operated as usual.
Authorities have shut down a rental car facility at the Albuquerque International Sunport after a suspicious device was found Sunday under a returned car .
Albuquerque police say a unit that handles explosive ordnance disposal is seeing if the "credible" device can be determined safe.
The airport is open and no flights have been affected.
Rental car returns are being diverted to another lot.
Albuquerque TV station KRQE reports (http://bit.ly/1O9S8kI) that the device appears to be a pipe bomb.
Police say agents from the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are also on the scene.