Brooklyn Bridge closed because of abandoned car

The Brooklyn Bridge is viewed from the shore

The Brooklyn Bridge is viewed from the shore at a park in Brooklyn. (Credit: Getty Images)

Police say the Brooklyn Bridge is closed while they investigate an abandoned car.

Traffic in both directions was halted around 6 p.m. Monday. The New York Police Department says the car is midway along the bridge on the Manhattan-bound side.

No further information was immediately available.

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