WESTCHESTER   - Los Angeles International Airport police removed a suspicious item this morning that caused a brief closure of the lower/arrivals level at the airport.

At 12:45 a.m., LAX tweeted, ``Due to police activity for a suspicious item the lower/arrivals level is temporarily closed and traffic must use the upper/departures level.''

At 1:30 a.m., CBSLA tweeted, ``LAX Airport police gave our newsroom an update -- bomb squad cleared suspicious item and airport traffic should resume to normal operations shortly.''

There was no further information immediately available.