False alarm of pkg. found at Penn Station
NEW YORK -- New York City police say a report of a suspicious package at Pennsylvania Station turned out to be a false alarm.
Police responded to the area at Seventh Avenue and 32nd Street in Midtown Manhattan. The call came around 2:25 p.m. Friday and police finished searching twenty minutes later.
Amtrak spokeswoman Karina Romero says that authorities temporarily shut down a section of the Seventh Avenue passageway.
She says train service was not affected.
Police briefly cordoned off the east side of Penn Station to passengers.
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