Bomb Squad Rules Out Threat After Suspicious Package on Manhattan Sidewalk: NYPD

The city warned of traffic delays in the area as authorities investigated


An area in the heart of Manhattan saw road closures as the NYPD investigated a report of a suspicious package Tuesday morning.

Police were called about a suspicious package on the sidewalk outside 209 West 35th Street, near Seventh Avenue and just a block from Penn Station, around 9:15 a.m.

The department's bomb squad was called to the scene to assist as a precaution.

Early afternoon, the scene received an all clear after it was determined that the package didn't pose a threat.

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