Transit L train service resumes after suspicious package deemed safe, officials say A suspicious package investigation shut down the L train between Manhattan and Brooklyn on Tuesday, Aug. 15, 2017, officials said. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Don Emmert By Alison Fox firstname.lastname@example.org Updated August 15, 2017 5:49 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email A suspicious package investigation caused a major shutdown of the L train between Manhattan and Brooklyn during Tuesday evening's rush hour, officials said. Police were investigating a suspicious package, believed to possibly be a pressure cooker, after it was found on the Brooklyn-bound L train platform in Manhattan on Monday evening, a source said. The package was found just before 5 p.m. on the platform at First Avenue, police said. It was later deemed not a threat, officials said. Service on the line was suspended between Eighth Avenue in Manhattan and Bedford Avenue in Brooklyn, the MTA said. By Alison Fox email@example.com Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.