Sources: 5 People Taken Into Custody In Connection with NY Bombing


Posted on: September 18th, 2016 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Five people were taken into custody Sunday night in connection with Saturday’s explosion in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, following a traffic stop on the Verrazano–Narrows Bridge, which connects the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Staten Island, sources tell ABC News.

The explosion occurred on West 23rd Street around 8:30 p.m. Saturday. A second device, a pressure cooker, was discovered a few blocks uptown on West 27th Street afterwards. That device was taken to the NYPD bomb squad facility in the Bronx, and the NYPD announced Sunday night it had “rendered the device safe”

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