News Police search for suspect who left behind large suspicious device in Chelsea overnight Suspicious device left in phone booth in Chelsea A man leaves a suspicious device in a phone booth in Chelsea. By ALISON FOX firstname.lastname@example.org @AlisonFox Updated October 21, 2014 8:27 PM Print Share Share Tweet Share Email A man placed a seemingly suspicious device in a phone booth in Chelsea early Tuesday morning, but police determined it was a hoax. The man, wearing a white baseball cap and a gray, hooded sweatshirt, propped the large device up inside the booth near the corner of Fifth Avenue and 25th Street about 3 a.m., police said. The device was made up of a black pipe attached to two pieces of wood with a white cord. A red, flashing LED light was also attached to it, police said. A doorman working in a building nearby discovered the device and called the police. They then determined it was a hoax, police said. The man then calmly walked south on Broadway, police said. By ALISON FOX email@example.com @AlisonFox Alison covers law enforcement and breaking news. She previously worked at The Wall Street Journal, and has a master’s degree from Northwestern University and bachelor’s from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.