Police Search For Man Who Called In Bomb Threat To Times Square Subway Station

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.

Please leave your comments below…

Comments

More From CBS New York

Grammy's
Black History Month

Listen Live