Los Angeles increases security after 'specific' security threat

Los Angeles increases security after 'specific' security threat

Security has been increased at metro stations across Los Angeles after what is being described as a "specific" threat of a terror attack today.

In an anonymous call to authorities, a man threatened to blow up Universal City station.

The station is less than a kilometre from the Hollywood Universal Studios theme park.

Los Angeles County sheriff Jim McDonnell said: "We received this threat this morning.

"We've been running this to ground all day long. This could be real or it could be a hoax, but we must remain calm but vigilant."

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