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Person injured by display wall at Manhattan Bloomingdale’s

Posted at 11:08 AM, Jan 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-03 11:57:01-05

MANHATTAN — A person was injured by a display wall at Bloomingdale’s flagship Manhattan store on Thursday, according to store officials.

A person was injured in a possible wall collapse at a Bloomingdale’s in Manhattan on Jan. 3, 2018. (Citizen app)

Police confirm a person suffered minor injuries at the store on East 59th Street and Third Avenue around 10:30 a.m.

FDNY first responded to reports at 10:10 a.m. that a wall collapsed at the store.

An injured person was located and transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries, FDNY said.

Representatives for Bloomingdale’s later said:

“A visual merchandising associate in our 59th St flagship store was injured by a small display wall this morning. He is alert and has been taken to the hospital for treatment.”