Trump Tower Evacuated Over Package That Turned Out To Be Backpack Of Toys

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Trump Tower in New York was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a suspicious package, later found to be a backpack full of children’s toys, was found inside the building where the President-elect resides.

The New York Police Department said the discovery of a backpack in a public area of Trump Tower prompted officers to clear parts of the building, according to a WABC report.

Some social media users posted what they said were videos of the evacuation:

Shortly after 5 p.m. ET, police announced that the package was safe and declared that the scene was clear.

WABC reported that the backpack that prompted the partial evacuation was full of children’s toys.

Trump was not in the building, as he’s been spending the holidays at his Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach, Florida.

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  1. Avatar for tena tena says:

    Just making sure New Yorkers are as discomfited as possible, I see. And he’s going to make New York pay for all this, I guess, too.

  2. I wonder if the Secret Service has taken a gander at the Trump Tower blueprints? Any additional structural modifications should be paid for by Trump, Inc.

  3. Trump was not in the building, as he’s been spending the holidays at his Mar-a-Lago resort in West Palm Beach, Florida.

    Those days will soon be gone, you fucking moran.

  4. was the real danger that Cheeto Donnie would’ve found the toys and had his attention diverted at a critical crisis moment?

  5. <img src="/uploads/default/original/3X/3/2/32c380c27078b15b2322efb52dac37abd6d39b68.jpg" width=“655” height="50
    My lopsided photo from CBS NYC news.

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