I think he's here? pic.twitter.com/Tnza5XKhYE
— Cielo (@cielo_celest) December 27, 2016
— Eyewitness News (@ABC7NY) December 27, 2016
5:21PM ET UPDATE: Law enforcement gave the all-clear after a suspicious package led to a brief evacuation of Trump Tower.
A senior New York Police Department official told NBC News that the package has been cleared and “deemed safe.” The official said that children’s toys were found inside the bag.
4:50PM ET :
The NYPD and FDNY rushed to Trump Tower Tuesday, where the building was being evacuated on a report of a suspicious package in the atrium, sources said.
“We’re staging and units and are standing by,” an FDNY spokesman said, referring further questions to the Secret Service.
A video on Twitter posted by a user named Cielo shows cops waving to people inside the building to get out and crowds running toward the exits.
The incident unfolded shortly before 4:30 p.m. Meanwhile, Trump is at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida.
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Trump Tower Evacuated In “Package Scare”