An area around New York City's Times Square has been blocked off while a investigates an abandoned van.
The bomb squad is using a robot-based camera to approach the vehicle Wednesday. Police say the area around 42nd Street between and Broadway has been blocked off as a precaution.
Police aren't sure how long the vehicle has been parked there.
The white van is a tinted windows. A placard from a nonexistent is on the dashboard. It has no license plates.with
Police responded around 8:30 a.m. after a 911 call about a suspicious van. Security is tight as New Year's Eve celebration.prepares for millions to gather for its