Seventh Avenue Subway Stop Briefly Evacuated
MANHATTAN — A Midtown subway stop was evacuated Thursday afternoon after a report of a suspicious package, witnesses said.
Cops ushered straphangers out of the Seventh Avenue and 53rd Street station around 5:40 p.m. and blocked off the entrances with police tape and barricades.
The station was reopened as of 6:20 p.m.
According to the MTA, B, D and E trains were temporarily bypassing the station.