9:13 AM: BART service through San Francisco was briefly disrupted this morning as police searched for a suspect at the Embarcadero station, a BART spokeswoman said.

Trains were stopped at the station around 8:30 a.m. as officers investigated reports of a person with a weapon, spokeswoman Luna Salaver said.

No weapon was found and the scene was cleared shortly before 8:40 a.m., she said.

The incident initially caused delays of up to 20 minutes but as of 9 a.m. the delays were down to five to 10 minutes, a BART employee said.

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8:57 AM: BART riders passing through San Francisco are experiencing 15- to 20-minute delays this morning because of police activity at the Embarcadero station, a BART spokeswoman said.

BART police officers were on the platform of the station and the delays were still in effect as of 8:40 a.m., BART spokeswoman Luna Salaver said.

The police activity began around 8:30 a.m., she said.

No further information was immediately available.

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