2 brothers arrested in NYC on explosives charges after authorities find bomb-making materials

Posted on: February 15th, 2018 by ABC News No Comments

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) — Two men have been arrested in New York City on explosives charges for making a bomb, multiple law enforcement sources told ABC News.

The two arrests were made in The Bronx, the sources aid. Investigators recovered bomb-making materials as part of the investigation.

Christian Toro, a former teacher in The Bronx, is charged with his brother Tyler Toro with explosives-related charges. Court records said the brothers were paying minors to strip fireworks of their gunpowder so they could build a bomb.

There is no current or active threat, according to law enforcement.

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