BREAKING: Manhattan On Lockdown After Embassy Terror Scare – Bomb Squad

Manhattan is on lockdown after a terror scare.12NYA suspicious package has reportedly been discovered near the Israeli consulate on Second Avenue in Manhattan, New York triggering a police and bomb squad response, and the lockdown of the area.

Officers at the scene are examining a suspicious package left in front of the Israeli consulate at East 42nd Street and Second Avenue, according to the NYC Scanner Twitter account.

According to reports and photos on social media, streets around the Israeli Consulate building have been evacuated as a matter of precaution.