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    Times Square Evacuated due to suspicious van

    DEVELOPING: New York City police closed down part of Manhattan's Times Square on Wednesday after authorities identified a suspicious vehicle, Fox News has learned.
    Investigators have called in a bomb squad to examine a 1992 Dodge van with tinted windows that has been parked at the location for two days.


    Police Investigate Suspicious Vehicle in New York's Times Square - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News - FOXNews.com
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    The Fox news channel is reporting the van has either extremely dark tinted windows or a tarp covering the windows. They are also reporting that the perimeter the police have established around the van has just been expanded in lieu of a bomb "seeking" robot that inspected the van.

    It also has a placard on the dash board for a police agency in New Jersey that doesn't exist.
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    Somebody thought they scammed a free parking spot for their van full of clothes or tools they sell. And now their car is gonna get blown up.
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    No bomb found...oh well. Bet it would've been cool to see the NYPD hit that van with one of those bomb killing water things off of the Military channel.

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    It could be terrorism related, a test to see how that kind of thing is handled.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Xiphos View Post
    It could be terrorism related, a test to see how that kind of thing is handled.
    That's what several analysts on Fox News were saying.
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    Better to err on the side of caution. Then again, I'd look up the asshat the VIN belongs to!
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