New York police on Monday were investigating an explosion near the Port Authority Bus Terminal that may have been a botched terrorist attack.
Police said shortly after 8:30 a.m. that they had one male suspect in custody, and several reports said that suspect was wearing an explosive device.
Spectrum News in New York said authorities apprehended one suspect who was wearing an "explosive vest" and detonated it.
@POTUS has been briefed on the explosion in New York City— Sarah Sanders (@PressSec) December 11, 2017
One woman said she was "stuck in a running stampede at port authority bus terminal due to bomb scare.
BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Our criminal justice reporter Dean Meminger reports his police sources tell him a suspect, now in custody, was wearing an explosive vest and detonated it somewhere in or near the 42nd Street and 8th Avenue subway station. https://t.co/1lwbk3rGUa— Spectrum News NY1 (@NY1) December 11, 2017