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Police activity closes Niagara Square in Downtown Buffalo to traffic for several hours Wednesday evening

Niagara Square reopened as of 9pm
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Posted at 5:10 PM, Apr 27, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-27 21:06:06-04

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) — Niagara Square in Downtown Buffalo was closed to traffic Wednesday afternoon due to police activity near City Hall.

A Buffalo Police Department spokesperson confirmed the closure to 7 News and asked motorists to find alternate routes to avoid the square.

As of 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, no injuries were reported in the square. Traffic was diverted away from the area.

The square reopened at 9:00 p.m. after police cleared the scene.

This is a developing story, 7 News will update as more information becomes available.