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False Report Of Gunman Sets Off Subway Stampede On L Train

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) - A false alarm leads to panic and chaos on a Brooklyn L train.

Passengers raced for the doors at the Bedford avenue station in Williamsburg.

Police say just before 1-30 yesterday afternoon there was a report of a man with a gun, setting off a stampede as people raced off the train.

Many riders dropped their bags and headed for the exits.

Police say it was a bogus report and there was no one on the train with a gun.

No one was hurt.

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