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White powder found on train in Penn Station deemed safe, say officials

NYPD officials were have determined a white powdery substance found on a New Jersey Transit train Monday evening at Penn Station was not dangerous, officials said.

Authorities were called to Penn Station shortly after 5 p.m., officials said.

The substance was spotted on a New Jersey Transit train and a New Jersey Transit crew member alerted authorities to the powder on a train slated to leave Penn Station, spokeswoman Nancy Snyder. New Jersey Transit continued to run trains in the meantime, she said.

The powder was found about 5:10 p.m.

With Dan Rivoli


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