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The NYPD's 60th Precinct, located in Coney Island, was being evacuated Monday night because of historic flooding due to storm surge from Hurricane Sandy.

"All officers in the precinct are resuming patrol the streets in their patrol cars," Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne said in an email.

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