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Police evacuate Trump Tower over stray bag of toys

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The lobby of Trump Tower has been cleared so police could investigate a so-called suspicious package that turned out to be an unattended backpack containing children's toys.
    
Video taken by a bystander and posted on Twitter showed people running through the lobby for the exits.
    
Police Department spokesman Stephen Davis said the backpack was found near the entrance to a Nike Town store in the building.
    
The bomb squad checked out the package and gave an "all clear" just after 5 p.m.
    
President-elect Donald Trump lives in the tower and has his offices there, though he is presently at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.

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