At approximately 10:30 p.m. alarms were sounded at the Time Warner building in New York City where CNN broadcast from. The alarms were sounded after a bomb threat was phoned into the station and reports are the caller indicated that there were at least five bombs placed throughout the building.
Don Lemon was removed from his live broadcast and CNN began broadcasting taped programming.
The New York Police and Fire Department have blocked vehicle and pedestrian traffic around the building on West 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue while they investigate the threats at the Time Warner building.
Due to a police investigation at Columbus Circle, West 58th Street between 8th and 9th Avenue is closed to vehicle and pedestrian traffic. Please avoid this area. Update to follow. pic.twitter.com/856GaNYAFO
— NYPD Midtown North (@NYPDMTN) December 7, 2018
This is a breaking story that is ongoing and I will provide updates in the morning or as they become available…