Law Enforcement Questions 5 People In NY Blast Probe After Traffic Stop

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September 19, 2016 7:16 a.m.
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Law enforcement officials stopped a “vehicle of interest” in New York City on Sunday night and brought people in for questioning about the Saturday night explosion in Manhattan, but no charges have been made.

FBI agents stopped a vehicle in Brooklyn near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge and brought five people in for questioning, according to the New York Times. But none were charged, FBI spokeswoman Kelly Langmesser told the Associated Press.

According to law enforcement officials cited by the New York Times, most of the five people questioned Saturday night belonged to the same family and may have been on the way to the airport.

Law enforcement officials who viewed security footage said that they saw what appeared to be the same person near the site of the Saturday night explosion and another bomb found a few blocks away, according to USA Today. But it’s not clear whether law enforcement has identified the individual.

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