Times Square was evacuated after a suspicious vehicle with exposed wires from the dashboard and gas canisters behind the seats was left unattended and running, authorities said.

The bomb squad, fire department and emergency units were called to the scene around 8pm on Saturday after the moving truck was found on West 46th Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan, according to the NYPD.

The evacuation was called off around 8.35pm, although authorities are still investigating the vehicle and questioning the truck driver.

Times Square was evacuated after a suspicious vehicle was left unattended and running, authorities said

Members of the police force set up barricades and evacuated all pedestrians and occupied vehicles in the area surrounding West 46th Street and 7th Avenue around 8pm on Saturday