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Investigation Leads To Closure Of Busy Yonkers Street

Yonkers Avenue at Prescott Street.
Yonkers Avenue at Prescott Street. Photo Credit: Google Maps

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - A busy Westchester street has been closed as police conduct an investigation in the area.

Yonkers Avenue is closed in both directions at Prescott Street as police investigated a suspicious powder found at an undisclosed location. The powder was later identified as muratic acid, which is being disposed of, Yonkers Police said.

Yonkers Avenue is expected to be reopened by late morning.

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