Two Bridges, Manhattan- Just after 11:00 AM today, the 7th Precinct called for additional manpower to close off a section of Madison Street because of a suspicious package that was observed by officers.
The package was described over police radio as two small objects wrapped in colored tape with a radio attached to them. ESU and the Bomb Squad were called to the scene, and they determined that the package was safe.
The roadway was reopened by noon.
Reporting, photos and video by Brendan Walsh.