December 07, 2018 04:16 AM
CNN's New York offices, including their studios, have been evacuated due to a bomb threat.
According to CNN, the threat was phoned in Thursday evening which prompted an evacuation shortly after 10:30 p.m.
Staffers evacuated the building and the show 'CNN Tonight' was taken off the air. In the meantime, the network has gone to taped programming.
The New York Police Department is on scene.
An investigation is underway.
UPDATE: Person calls Time Warner Building to claim there are 5 bombs inside, according to police official, prompting a precautionary evacuation; CNN airing taped programming as result https://t.co/2jghJ3sWNz @Jonathan4NY— NBC New York (@NBCNewYork) December 7, 2018
CNN anchor Don Lemon on Twitter: “We were evacuated in the middle of my live show. Bomb threat. We’re running taped programming. NYPD is investigating.”— MSNBC (@MSNBC) December 7, 2018
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Updated: December 07, 2018 04:16 AM
Created: December 06, 2018 11:06 PM
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