People were allowed to return to Times Square Thursday after police investigated a report of a suspicious package.
The NYPD asked people to avoid West 45th to 48th streets on Broadway to Seventh Avenue after a suspicious package was reported at 12:13 p.m., police said.
The NYPD’s Emergency Service Unit and Bomb Squad unit responded.
By 1:10 p.m. police confirmed the area had reopened.
There was no update on if anything was found.
Investigators descended upon the crossroads of the world as a bomb threat investigation was underway near the U.S. Capitol, where a man claimed to have a bomb. There was no indication the situations are linked.