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Times Square Disney Store evacuated after bomb threat

25-09-2021, 12:25 World » USA
25 September 2021, 12:25 - NovostiNK
Times Square Disney Store evacuated after bomb threat


Police evacuated Times Square for a short time on Friday"out of precaution" as cops investigate a "bomb threat" call near the Disney Store before they determined there was no danger, The Sun reported.

Officers with the New York Police Department responded to the scene at 1540 Broadway at 3.48pm after receiving a "bomb threat" call on Friday.

At around 5:15pm authorities called off the bomb threat.

"All-clear in Times Square," a tweet by Steve Bognar of WNBC.

The department put out an official tweet confirming that traffic around the the Crossroads of the World opened back up.

"Following an earlier closure, traffic will resume back to normal," according to a department tweet.

Initially, the Office of the Deputy Commissioner of Public Information (DCPI) could not confirm whether the threat was legit or whether it was a "distressed caller".

However, DCPI said cops evacuated West 45th and W46th street on 7th avenue "out of precaution" as they investigated the scene.



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