Police evacuate Trump Tower over stray bag of toys

The lobby of Trump Tower was cleared so police could investigate a so-called suspicious package that turned out to be an unattended backpack containing children's toys.



Video taken by a bystanders and posted on social media showed people running through the lobby for the exits.



New York City 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" just after 5 p.m.



President-elect Donald Trump lives in the tower and has his offices there, though he is presently at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.



The Associated Press wire services contributed to this report.


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