Authorities blow up suspicious package at Union Station - KCTV5

Authorities blow up suspicious package at Union Station

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Authorities blew up a suspicious package at Union Station on Tuesday morning. 

Workers discovered the package about 7:30 a.m. near the building's south entrance. 

Police evacuated the building, and a bomb and arson unit was called to the scene. 

A remote-controlled robot was used to check out the package, which was ultimately blown up.

Several streets surrounding Union Station were closed to pedestrians and motorists for a time.

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