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Disneyland Reopens After Temporary Lock Down

Visitors looking to get into Disneyland are allowed to enter the popular California amusement park after it was locked down early Saturday morning.

“Access to Disneyland and Disney California Adventure parks has resumed,” Disneyland said on Twitter around 11 a.m. local time. “Thanks to all of our guests for their patience.”

The park was temporarily locked down after a suspicious package was found near the park’s entrance, Disney said through Twitter.

According to reports, a Disneyland employee found a suspicious object at the amusement park’s main gate early Saturday morning. Park officials decided to lock down Disneyland so police and security could investigate.

“The safety of our guests and cast members is our top priority,” a spokeswoman for Disneyland resorts told the Los Angeles Times in a statement. “In an abundance of caution and to allow the security teams the opportunity to learn more, we are keeping guests away from the area at this time.”

Police officials told Patch that a package was in a tree near the park’s entrance.

“During their normal walk-through of the guest accessible areas, an employee found something out of the ordinary in a tree near the ticket booths,” Sgt. Bob Dunn, of the Anaheim Police Department told the Rancho Santa Margarita Patch.

The bomb squad was also called to the scene, according to the report.

The LA Times reported that visitors inside the park were told to remain inside during the investigation, but other visitors weren’t allowed in.

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