NYC’s Woolworth Building evacuated over unfounded bomb threat

The Woolworth Building in Manhattan was evacuated Saturday afternoon as police investigated a bomb threat that turned out unfounded, cops and sources said.

Traffic along Broadway — between Chambers and Barclay streets — was shut down as authorities performed a clean sweep of the 58-story building at 233 Broadway, sources said.

The phony bomb threat was called into 311 around 2:40 p.m. and the landmark building was subsequently evacuated.

“They just calmly told us to leave,” said a 46th-floor building resident who did not want to give his name. The resident said a doorman knocked on his door and instructed everyone to get out.


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