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Instant Pot Sparks Security Scare at Manhattan Subway Station: NYPD

An unattended Instant Pot caused a brief security scare to bubble up in a Manhattan subway station on Friday night. 

F, J and M trains bypassed the Delancey Street - Essex Street station on the Lower East Side just about 7:30 p.m. as an NYPD bomb squad responded to the cooking gizmo that had been left on the F train platform, according to authorities.

The pot was deemed safe just before 9 p.m. but was destroyed by police in the process. 

No charges have been filed in the case.

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