Bomb Squad Requested For Suspicious Package In Train Station Near 770 Eastern Parkway
9:15AM EST: The NYPD Bomb Squad has been requested to respond to Eastern Parkway & Kingston Avenue for a suspicious package, YWN has learned.
Officers arrived at the train station – just across the street from the Lubavitch World Headquarters (770) – and confirmed that there was in fact a suspicious package. The Bomb Squad and NYPD ESU have both been dispatched. FDNY is on the scene as well.
As of this time, the trains will not be making any stops at the Kingston Avenue/Eastern Parkway stop (#2 train).
Additionally, the station has been evacuated, and the area cordoned off.
Further details willbe posted as soon as they are available.
(Moshe Altusky – YWN / with reporting on the scene to YWN by CrownHeights.Info / YWN-901)