NEW YORK STATE SEN. MARTY GOLDEN SAYS FBI TOOK SEVERAL INTO CUSTODY ON THE BELT PARKWAY, WITH ‘POSSIBLE CONNECTION’ TO CHELSEA EXPLOSION.
According to multiple news sources, at 8:45 p.m. local time, FBI agents stopped a automobile in Brooklyn, N.Y. In the car were five men who are believed to possibly connected to the bombing in Chelsea on Saturday night that left 29 people injured.
The five men were driving over the Verrazano Bridge from Staten Island to Brooklyn when they were stopped Sunday night. According to Fox News, the FBI suspected the men may have had a role in the bombing and were questioning them.
It is believed they were heading to the airport.
Meanwhile, New Jersey Transit says service on the Northeast Corridor line has been suspended between Newark and Elizabeth because of police activity near Elizabeth.
A conductor on one of the stopped trains told passengers that a suspicious package had been found. Questions about the delay were referred to the FBI.
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