Reports of fight, bomb prompt straphangers to flee Herald Square subway stop

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May 15, 2019 - 11:04 am
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Spencer Platt / Staff


NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- A chaotic situation unfolded at the Herald Square subway station during the morning rush.


A fight broke out and somebody yelled about a gun, and a reported bomb scare causing riders on the B and D lines to flee the station.

"I do not know what just happened but just stopped at 34th st penn station and everyone just started RUNNING. orange lines got completely cleared out and everyone ran upstairs dropping backpacks and stuff while sprinting. no one has a clue what on earth caused it. woof," one rider said on Twitter.

Cops say they investigated a report of two men fighting, but no other details were provided.

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