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Bomb Squad clears package in Two Bridges

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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.

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Hazard tape that was taken down by the police after the area was reopened. PHOTO: Brendan Walsh

Reporting, photos and video by Brendan Walsh.