War on Terrorism

Monday, May 03, 2010

FBI New York’s JTTF Seeking Information in Attempted Times Square Bombing

May 3, 2010 - The New York FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF) seeks to identify a person who may be in a position to assist with the ongoing investigation of the attempted Times Square bombing on May 1, 2010. The FBI’s JTTF in New York, along with the NYPD, responded to Times Square in response to a suspicious vehicle and device. Numerous FBI offices have been tasked with leads to assist with the investigation and every lead will be followed. The FBI’s JTTF in New York is operating a fully staffed Joint Operations Center (JOC) 24 hours a day to address this situation.

The individual pictured (center of photo, red shirt, black bag) is described as a white male. He may be able to assist the FBI with information pertaining to this investigation.

“The investigation into this case continues. The JOC is operating 24/7 with agents, detectives, analysts, and SDNY attorneys. Evidence has been sent to the FBI Lab for analysis. Anyone who believes they may have additional information that could assist in this investigation, please contact the FBI at 1-800-CALL-FBI, submit a tip on www.fbi.gov or call the NYPD at 1-800-577-TIPS,” said Special Agent Richard Kolko.

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