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Suspicious Package Shuts Elizabeth Train Station Sunday Night

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Police closed the Elizabeth train station Sunday night due to a "suspicious package." Credits: TAPinto Elizabeth photo
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Suspicious package found at main train station. Credits: Kathy Lloyd
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Suspicious package found at main train station. Credits: Kathy Lloyd
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ELIZABETH, NJ – Police and emergency responders have shutdown train service at the main train station in Elizabeth due to a suspicious package found under the nearby bridge Sunday night, September 18.

According to the Breaking News Network (BNN), the device was reported as a possible pipe bomb but has not been confirmed by police at this time. The area has been evacuated. Police are shutting down businesses on N. Broad St and Broad St. and evacuating the area. The county police bomb squad has a robot operating at this time.

Elizabeth Police, NJ Transit Police, and Union County Police are investigating. Hazmat are also on scene. 

TAPinto will publish updates as they become available.

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