Cops shut down Times Square to investigate unattended packages

An unattended suitcase and a cooler led police to shut down Times Square Sunday night.

Cops found the two items about 50 feet apart near W. 44th St. and Seventh Ave. shortly after 11 p.m., officials said.

Police shut down Times Square from 42nd to 45th St., between Sixth and Eighth Aves., as the NYPD’s Bomb Squad investigated the scene early Monday.

Ultimately, cops determined both items were harmless, cops said.

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