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Times Square has been evacuated after a suspicious package was found near 45th street, a New York Police Department official said.
The package was found near 45th Street and Broadway, officials said.
The evacuation comes six days after an SUV with explosives was left in Times Square resulting in the arrest of Faisal Shahzad.
This story is developing. We'll bring you the latest information as we get it.
Just days after the failed terror attack on New York's Times Square, a suspicious package has been reported, prompting heavy police presence to invesitgate the claim.
According to breaking reports, police are responding to reports of a suspicious package in Times Square. The NYPD has confirmed they are investigating, but will not elaborate any further.
This news come just days after the failed car bomb attack in Times Square that led to the arrest of Faisal Shahzad.
We'll bring you more when we get it.
Within 30 minutes, police officers cleared the area and brought in a bomb squad to check the bag.
They found a gray shirt, white tube socks, a toothbrush and pens.
The police deemed the bag not suspicious and left the scene before 11 a.m.
It was at least the seventh suspicious package brought to the attention of the police since the car bomb attempt on Saturday. The police were called back to a location two blocks away, at 46th and Broadway, just minutes ago, about 12:45 p.m. Friday. There was no immediate word on the status of this latest package.