NEW YORK – The Trump Tower was evacuated Tuesday afternoon.
A NYPD source told WPIX the tower was evacuated due to a suspicious package.
The “suspicious package” turned out to be a bag filled with children’s toys, according to NYPD Detective Hubert Reyes.
Video taken by a bystander and posted on Twitter showed people running through the lobby for the exits.
Police Department spokesman Stephen Davis said the backpack was found near the entrance to a Nike Town store in the building.
The bomb squad checked out the package and gave an all clear around 5:15 p.m.
President-elect Donald Trump was in Florida at the time of the incident.