NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police were on the scene in Midtown East Thursday afternoon after a suspicious package was reported.

Police were called around 5:45 p.m. to 800 Second Ave., at 44th Street, for the suspicious package, the NYPD told CBS2.

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Second Avenue was shut down between 43rd and 45th streets, and 43rd Street was also closed. Pedestrians were also evacuated from the area.

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The NYPD Emergency Service Unit was dispatched, police said.

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Police gave the all-clear around 6:45 p.m. Further details were not immediately available.