BREAKING: Trump Tower Being Evacuated UPDATE: ALL CLEAR
According to breaking reports, Trump Tower is being evacuated. Donald Trump is currently in Florida and not in the building.
Manhattan Patch reports:
Trump Tower Evacuated Tuesday Afternoon: Reports
Trump Tower, the Midtown Manhattan headquarters of President-elect Donald Trump was evacuated late Tuesday afternoon, according to many eyewitness reports.
One transition pool reported confirmed the tower was being evacuated, but President-elect Donald Trump is in Florida.
Police were seen in the lobby of Trump Tower waving at people and shouting at them to get out of the building.
Here’s a video:
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CBS New York reports that the evacuation was caused by a suspicious package:
Suspicious Package Prompts Partial Evacuation At Trump Tower
The discovery of a suspicious package prompted an evacuation at Trump Tower Tuesday afternoon, according to police.
Parts of the Midtown building were evacuated as part of normal protocol, according to police.
The NYPD and FDNY are on location investigating.
UPDATE via FOX News:
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