Statue of Liberty Evacuated After Report of Suspicious Package

The Statue of Liberty was evacuated Friday afternoon after someone called in a bomb threat and parks police reported a suspicious package, law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York.

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The Statue of Liberty was evacuated Friday afternoon after someone called in a bomb threat and parks police reported a suspicious package, law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York. (Credit: @fitch94/Twitter)
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Liberty Island being evacuated, forcing visitors to stand by. (Credit: @azuerokid/Instagram)
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Visitors waiting to be evacuated off of Liberty Island. (Credit: @flyingtigers/Twitter)
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A police officer and a dog walking the perimeter on Liberty Island. (@flyingtigers/Twitter)
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Passengers inside of the ferry. (Credit: @lyac21/Twitter)
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Passengers being evacuated off of the ferry. (Credit: @lyac21/Twitter)
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A police officer heads to Liberty Island to investigate the bomb threat. (Credit: @NYPD1Pct-/Twitter)
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A bomb-sniffing dog assists on Liberty Island. (Credit: @NYPD1Pct-/Twitter)
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