By Keith Laing - 08/06/12 06:55 PM EDT
TSA said the terminal at Newark was shut down "out of an abundance of caution" so security personnel at the airport could look for the unscreened passenger.
"After an exhaustive search, it was determined that the passenger departed Newark Liberty on a flight to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport," the agency said in statement provided to The Hill. "TSA resumed normal screening operations in Terminal C shortly before noon."
-This post was updated with new information at 3:46 p.m.