MIDTOWN, Manhattan --Police are questioning the driver of a moving truck who forced evacuations in Times Square.
NYPD officers cleared Times Square Saturday night after they spotted what they considered to be a suspicious truck on 46th and Broadway.
The driver left it running, but he wasn't inside.
Police say two counter-terrorism officers looked inside the truck and saw wires, and what appeared to be a phone charger left on the seat.
Police track down the driver and the all-clear was given.
The NYPD pushed visitors away from the suspicious vehicle, before the all-clear went out shortly before 9 p.m.
Posts on social media show deserted streets after police cleared out a several-avenue radius starting at 46th Street and Broadway. Mounted police officers directed crowds away from potential danger.
Emptiest I've ever seen Times Square.. ??? pic.twitter.com/I5jG5rYn3a— Melissa Rack (@mel_rack) April 3, 2016
Sources say the truck had empty gas canisters with Georgia licence plates, but was registered in Brooklyn. The driver was led away in handcuffs.
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