Suspicious package prompts evacuation in NYC financial district

2 World Financial Center was evacuated after a suspicious package was found in the building's mail room, April 12, 2012. (CBS)

2 World Financial Center was evacuated after a suspicious package was found in the building's mail room, April 12, 2012. (CBS)

(CBS News) A building near the World Trade Center site was evacuated Thursday after a suspicious package was detected in the mail room.

The NYPD confirmed a bomb squad was investigating a suspicious package discovered by security personnel at 2 World Financial Center.

The World Financial Center is a short distance west of the World Trade Center site.
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