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Penn Station briefly evacuated after suspicious package; station reopened hour later

Police block the entrance to New York's Penn Station after reports of a suspicious package on board a Long Island Railroad train caused the station to be evacuated, Thursday, June 5, 2014. A spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the suspicious package was reported at about 10 p.m Thursday. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

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Police block the entrance to New York's Penn Station after reports of a suspicious package on board a Long Island Railroad train caused the station to be evacuated, Thursday, June 5, 2014. A spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the suspicious package was reported at about 10 p.m Thursday. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

NEW YORK, N.Y. - New York's Penn Station has reopened after a brief evacuation while authorities investigated a suspicious package.

A spokesman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the Manhattan station, one of the nation's busiest transit hubs, was evacuated Thursday night after the suspicious package was reported about 10 p.m.

Police gave the all clear about an hour later.

While the station was closed, Long Island Railroad service was suspended between Penn Station and the Jamaica section of Queens. After it reopened, some residual delays were expected.

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