The NYPD evacuated the station on Tuesday afternoon following reports of a “suspicious package” in the building.
Officials urged people to stay away from the Oculus just before 1.30pm because of the alert.
Witnesses say they were rushed out of the building in New York’s Financial District following the alert.
The NYPD said: “Due to a police investigation please avoid The Oculus at this time.”
Officials said that PATH trains between Hoboken and the World Trade Center were suspended as police investigated the incident.
The initial 991 call was for a pressure cooker which was left on a PATH train. the NYPD Bomb Squad is investigating the package.
More to follow…