Report of suspicious package interrupts PATH train service to World Trade Center

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Tuesday, January 10, 2023
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LOWER MANHATTAN (WABC) -- There were PATH train suspensions on Tuesday afternoon for a police investigation due to a report of a suspicious package.

Officials said service was suspended between Hoboken and the World Trade Center during the investigation.

There was a report of a suspicious package at WTC PATH Station. The station was evacuated and it remains closed for ongoing investigation.

The initial 911 call was for a pressure cooker left on a PATH train. The NYPD Bomb Squad investigated and identified the package.

Initially, Oculus was briefly evacuated at 2:47 p.m. it reopened at 3:02. p.m. after the package was cleared and deemed non-credible.

An investigation preliminarily concluded that construction workers transporting a pressure cooker to a work site for food preparation purposes inadvertently left the box on a train, where it was discovered as a suspicious package.

Few other details were released.


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