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Overnight Bomb Threat Under Investigation at Newark Penn Station


A threat phoned into the Newar Penn Station reporting a possible explosive at the transit hub has authorities investigating.

According to reports, police began a visual sweep of the facility and trains after a caller reportedly alerted police that an explosive would damage trains at Penn Station just before midnight.

Amtrak, Port Authority, NJ Transit and Newark Police assisted in an interior and exterior search of Penn Station but were not able to find evidence of any suspicious items according to reports.

The incident remains under investigation.