Times Square evacuated; bomb squad on scene

Times Square

Reports indicate a suspicious package was found near the Marriott Marquis on Broadway near West 45th in Manhattan’s Times Square this afternoon.

The whole Times Square area was evacuated. The New York Police Department’s bomb squad was dispatched to the scene.

No other details are available yet. Stay tuned for updates.


An all-clear was later given.

Jeff Quinton

Jeff Quinton

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