Washington Metro Begins Random Bag Checks

WASHINGTON — The Metro Transit Police on Dec. 21 began random inspections of carry-on items at Braddock Road and College Park Metrorail stations.

“The inspections proceeded as intended and no explosive materials were found,” Metro said in a statement. “The program is part of the continuously changing law enforcement programs designed to keep the system safe.”

Metro Transit Police conducted the inspections in conjunction with Transportation Security Administration officials.