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Police Activity Closes Part Of 34th Street

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NEW YORK (AP) — Part of West 34th Street in Manhattan has reopened after police shut it down Monday afternoon.

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The street was closed at 1:30 p.m. between Fifth and Ninth avenues. It was reopened within a half-hour. Details on the police activities were not given.

Earlier Monday, New York City police closed Fifth Avenue near the Metropolitan Museum to traffic as a precaution while investigating a report of a suspicious vehicle.

A 911 caller reported the parked SUV at about 9:45 a.m. Monday. The “all clear” was declared around noon.
   
Police said the SUV contained boxes of clothing. The vehicle was at East 82nd Street near the corner of Fifth Avenue.

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