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Suspicious Package Closes Jersey City's Journal Square

By kcora on
Jersey City

Update: The suspicious package ( a shopping bag left under one of the seats) that closed PATH train in Journal Square Station, has been deemed safe and service has resumed, according to Port Authority police spokesman.

The package was "a shopping bag that was under one of the seats and it was determined that it was no threat," police spokesman Joe Pentangelo said. "When it was under the seat, you couldn't see what was inside."

A suspicious package found on a PATH train in Journal Square Station, has the Jersey City Bomb Squad investigating.

According to Port Authority police, the package which was reported around 12:30 p.m, led to the suspension of the PATH service on the Journal Square-33rd Street and Newark-Word Trade Center lines due to the ongoing investigation.

However, NJ Transit is honoring PATH tickets at Newark Penn Station, New York Penn Station and Hoboken Terminal.