NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police on Saturday were searching for a suspect who called in a false bomb threat at the Times Square-42nd Street subway station this week.
The suspect called 911 around 3:30 p.m. Thursday, saying a bomb had been placed on an N train that would be arriving at the station in five minutes to come.
There was no bomb.
The 911 call was placed at a pay phone at the northeast corner of 48th Street and Seventh Avenue, police said.
The suspect was described as a white male between the ages of 20 and 30, with “blondish” hair and a black backpack.
Anyone with information was asked to call the NYPD Crime Stoppers at (800) 577-TIPS, submit tips to the Crime Stoppers Web site, or text tips to 274637 (CRIMES) and enter TIP577.
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