A portion of the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Manhattan was evacuated for about 45 minutes Saturday following a report of a suspicious package, police said.
The package was cleared around 3:30 p.m. and the closed southern portion of the terminal was reopened, Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said.
It was closed after a police dog alerted officers to a package wrapped in brown paper in front of a bar at the bus terminal.
The PABT serves as the main gateway for buses into New York City. It's the largest terminal in the United States.
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