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UPDATE: Police Investigating Suspicious Package at Farmingdale Train Station

LIRR service now restored between Hicksville and Ronkonkoma on the Ronkonkoma line.

Update: Aug. 7 at 9:33 a.m.

The Farmingdale LIRR station has been cleared after a suspicious package was found in the parking lot, according to Nassau County police.

"...Our arson/bomb squad removes the package and takes it to another area," a police public information officer stated.

No futher information was available regarding the contents of the package.

Service has been restored along the Ronkonkoma line Ronkonkoma and Hicksville, however due to planned trackwork, buses are replacing midday trains.

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Original story:

Nassau County Police and other emergency responders are investigating an alleged suspiscious package found Tuesday morning at the Farmingdale Train Station.

According to a police public information officer, the package was found in the parking lot. No further details were available.

Long Island Rail Road service is temporarily suspended on the Ronkonkoma line in both directions between Hicksville and Ronkonkoma due to police activity in Farmingdale.

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So what was in the suspicious package???
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