The NYPD was investigating a suspicious package that was spotted Thursday morning outside of Central Park on the Upper East Side, police said.
The “unattended black plastic box,” which was “shoebox-sized and chained to a fence,” was found on Fifth Avenue and East 85th Street around 8:15 a.m., a police source said.
The NYPD Bomb Squad was investigating, officers said.
Fifth Avenue was temporarily closed from East 86th Street to East 85th Street, police said.
https://nypost.com/2022/05/12/cops-investigate-suspicious-package-near-nycs-central-park/ Police officers are investigating a “suspicious package” near New York’s Central Park