Updated: FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Metro-North and Amtrak halted train service through Fairfield on Friday morning after a suspicious package was found on the tracks, a Metro-North spokesman confirmed.
The incident bean unfolding before 6:30 a.m. Friday.
Unquowa Road and the Fairfield train station are also closed.
The MTA Police are investigating, Metro-North said.
The State Police bomb squad has been called in to the area.
Metro-North offered this advisory at about 7:15 a.m.:
"New Haven Line service is temporarily delayed for trains traveling through Fairfield station. Trains are restricted from traveling through this area while Police are investigating a suspicious package. We expect delays of 30 to 60 minutes at this time. Please listen for announcements at your station."
At about 7 a.m., Metro-North Railroad had said via Twitter @MetroNorth: "New Haven Line service is temporarily delayed for trains traveling through the vicinity of Fairfield station due to Police Activity."
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