NYPD clears suspicious truck
Reopens bridge after second bomb scare in a week.
By ASSOCIATED PRESS, JPOST.COM STAFF
May 6, 2010 08:43
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The New York Police
Department said a truck abandoned several yards from a toll booth near
the Manhattan side of the Robert F. Kennedy (Triborough) Bridge on
Wednesday is empty and isn't a threat.Police X-rayed
truck and cut a hole in the side to discover it was empty. They are
looking to interrogate the person who abandoned it.
The bridge has reopened
for traffic after being closed briefly.
Police say witnesses had
reported seeing a man flee the vehicle Wednesday night. A smell of
gasoline was reported coming from the vehicle, which was described as a
U-Haul or Ryder rental truck.
native admits to Times Square bomb plot
comes days after a
car bomb was found in Times Square. Pakistan-born American citizen Faisal
Shahzad was arrested while trying to
escape to Dubai, and has admitted to planting the explosives.
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