George Washington Bridge shut down after report of pipe bomb

A report of a pipe bomb shut down the upper level of the George Washington Bridge in both directions on Thursday evening, authorities said.

The pipe bomb was reported to be on the New Jersey side of the bridge soon after 9 p.m., cops said.

Shortly after 10:30 p.m. the bottom lanes were reopened, but Bergen County Police and the Port Authority Police were still investigating.

It was not immediately clear if an explosive device was actually found at the scene.

Source: George Washington Bridge shut down after report of pipe bomb

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