Monroe Police investigating possible threat at MLU

MONROE, La. (KNOE) - Monroe Police are investigating a possible threat at the Monroe Regional Airport.

According to police, TSA called them around 5:30 a.m. about a suspicious package found at the baggage claim. The bomb squad is on scene now removing the item.

Airline employees and customers have all been evacuated. All roads leading to the airport are currently blocked off.

For now all flights have been halted.

This is a developing story. We will continue to bring you updates as they become available.