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Suspicious Package Causes World Financial Center Tower Evacuation (Updated)

11:44 AM, Apr 12, 2012 • By DANIEL HALPER
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NBC New York reports

A World Financial Center building is being evacuated because of a suspicious package, police said.

The package was delivered to 2 World Financial Center.

Police are investigating.

UPDATE: NBC adds: "The item turned out to be a novelty grenade mounted on a plaque that read "Complaint Dept. Pull Pin," police said. Officials said people were being let back into the building."

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