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Rat poison prompts Midtown suspicious package scare (UPDATED)

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Photo by Dean Moses

A suspicious package found on a Midtown street only ended up being dangerous to rodents.

According to police, authorities were alerted about the package, which was found in front of 209 W. 35th Street, at 9:15 a.m. on June 14. The package was found underneath scaffolding at the location.

The bomb squad found that the package contained rat poison inside. The NYPD bomb squad investigated and removed the package from the area.

Updated at 11:57 a.m. on June 14, 2022.

Photo by Dean Moses
Photo: Dean Moses

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