Sinkhole opens up sidewalk in Bay Ridge

June 29, 2012 3:33:55 AM PDT
A large sinkhole swallowed up part of a sidewalk in Brooklyn and prompted an evacuation Thursday.

The sinkhole opened up in a landscaped area of a sidewalk in the 200 block of 92nd street in Bay Ridge.

That part of the street remains closed.

A four-story apartment building in front of the hole was evacuated as a precaution.

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