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'All-clear' has been called in Times Square

Posted: 12:19 PM, Mar 28, 2016
Updated: 2016-03-28 20:07:53Z

Officials have given the "all clear" after a portion of Times Square was shut down due to a suspicious package.

 

 

A portion of the popular tourist destination was shut down and cleared around 3 p.m. after a suspicious package was found. The NYPD confirmed they investigated the threat and called in a bomb squad.

 

 

Times Square was previously evacuated in June 2015 when a suspicious package was found. Officials defused a homemade bomb in May 2010 .