World Financial Center 'All Clear' After 'Novelty' Grenade Forces Evacuation (Update 2)

Updated from 12:08 p.m. EDT with latest updates from authorities

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Authorities evacuated 2 World Financial Center in New York Thursday due to a suspicious package in the area that contained a "novelty" grenade, according to the New York City Police Department.

Police have given the "all clear," according to CNN.


Police said that a security guard thought he saw something as he screened a package at 2 World Financial Center.

The NYPD bomb squad inspected the situation.

-- Written by Joe Deaux in New York.

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