NYPD: Brooklyn Bridge reopened after bomb squad checks out empty vehicle

Police say the Brooklyn Bridge has been reopened after the bomb squad examined an unoccupied vehicle that had been left on the span. The vehicle

Police responded to a 'suspicious' vehicle on the

Police responded to a 'suspicious' vehicle on the Brooklyn Bridge. (Credit: News 12)

BROOKLYN - Police say the Brooklyn Bridge has been reopened after authorities searched an unoccupied vehicle.

The vehicle was in the right lane on the Manhattan side of the bridge.

The car was discovered around 5 p.m. and stopped traffic in both directions. Police say the Dodge Durango had no license plates but was discovered to be from Douglassville, Pennsylvania.

There was no word on why the car was abandoned.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

The footage was shared online by Thomas Marrone, 1 Video appears to show abuse inside NYDogWorks in Oceanside
Executive director of the Maritime Museum Terry Blipman 2 LI Maritime Museum hosts Dutch Christmas Festival
Police say James Burke, 76, veered off the 3 Police: Medical event led to fatal crash in Huntington Station
Empire State Development Corp. canceled its 4-year-old request 4 Plans for Belmont Park soccer stadium nixed by state
Angela Conte-Gentille says she remembers growing up in 5 Facebook post fuels push for East Meadow Ave. decorations

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Need help this holiday season? We've got you Holiday Help Series

Need a gift idea? Perhaps you need a fun idea to do with the kids?

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE