Police give all-clear after report of suspicious package prompts evacuation for part of Times Square

Police say it happened near West 45th Street to 48th Street on Broadway to Seventh Avenue.

News 12 Staff

Aug 19, 2021, 5:14 PM

Updated 1,059 days ago

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Police say all is clear after Times Square was evacuated due to reports of a suspicious package on Thursday. 
Police say it happened near West 45th Street to 48th Street on Broadway to Seventh Avenue.
The NYPD said the package, which "seems like a red cookie tin," was found on top of a bench in the area. Officers with the emergency services unit and the bomb squad were evalauted the situation.
The call came in around noon.


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