(RNN) - The New York Police Department is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin on Monday morning. No injuries have been reported yet.
The explosion was reported at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue in Manhattan, near the Port Authority bus terminal, according to the NYPD. The incident is about a block away from the New York Times building and near Times Square.
There are media reports that a man with a possible second device has been found in a subway tunnel and taken into custody.
NBC News: One person is in custody as a result of an explosion incident at 42nd and 8th, per NYPD. There are reports of just several minor injuries.
— Tom Winter (@Tom_Winter) December 11, 2017
Authorities are evacuating the A, C and E subway line, and there is a heavy police presence.
Witnesses on the scene said they heard two explosions and said there was an orderly evacuation.
The NYPD is responding to reports of an explosion of unknown origin at 42nd Street and 8th Ave, #Manhattan. The A, C and E line are being evacuated at this time. Info is preliminary, more when available. pic.twitter.com/7vpNT97iLC
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) December 11, 2017
"As I was making my way towards outside I kept getting shoved by cops ... cops at every entrance blocking ... police and swat everywhere," witness Francisco Ramirez told a CNN correspondent. "It was scary. It was just a lot of chaos but I didn’t see any injuries.”
(Cont from witness): “it was 2 distinct explosions seconds from each other. As I was making my way towards outside I kept getting shoved by cops...cops at every entrance blocking...police and swat everywhere. It was scary. It was just a lot of chaos but I didn’t see any injuries” https://t.co/ZIITcWuFcN
— Kristen Holmes (@KristenhCNN) December 11, 2017
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