Bomb threat temporarily shuts down Progreso bridge

A bomb threat at a border crossing halted traffic and left people temporarily unable to cross into and out of Mexico.

Customs and Border Protection said the threat happened around of 1:10 at the Progreso Port of Entry.

Traffic was flowing again at about 2:00 p.m. after authorities deemed the area safe.

The Progreso International Bridge has been reopen.

"The safety of the traveling public and our employees is of utmost concern at all times," CBP said in a statement. "We have protocols in place to address these type of situations when they occur."

Authorities did not confirm if anyone has been arrested in connection to the threat.

Action 4 News will provide further details as information is released to us.

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