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Suspicious package sparks investigation at Grand Central Terminal: police officers

A suspicious package inspection at Grand Central Terminal disrupted subway service and prompted the evacuation of a subway train platform on Memorial Day, authorities said.

Authorities were called around 11:30 a.m. about a “cylindrical” package on the platform of the No. 7 line at the East 42nd Street transit hub, police officers said.

The platform was evacuated, police said.

NYPD Bomb Squad checks a bomb device.
Authorities were called to Grand Central around 11:30 a.m. about a “cylindrical” package on the #7 train platform.
GN Mueller
bomb squad.
Authorities confirmed the unit was cleared by 1:15 p.m
GN Mueller

The NYPD’s EMS unit and bomb squad were called to the scene, police said.

Authorities confirmed the unit was cleared by 1:15 p.m

They had no concrete information about the “package” or its contents. But sources said it was just old plastic containers with wood attached.

Emergency responders outside of Grand Central.
Sources said the suspect package consisted of old plastic containers with wood attached.
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Grand Central.
Subway service resumed at Grand Central.
Christopher Sadowski

During the investigation, No. 7 train service was suspended in both directions between Manhattan and Queens. the MTA tweeted.

The service has since resumed the agency later wrote.

https://nypost.com/2022/05/30/suspicious-package-sparks-probe-at-grand-central-terminal-cops/ Suspicious package sparks investigation at Grand Central Terminal: police officers

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