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UPDATE 10:39 PM
FBI take several people into custody on the Belt Parkway underneath the Verrazano bridge (via Breaking 911)
UPDATE 10:41 PM
Police have pulled over Arab garbed man on Belt Parkway by 4th avenue Bklyn @nypost— Allen Roth (@NYCP) September 19, 2016
UPDATE 10:43 PM
Eyewitnesses tell B911 that over a dozen NYPD officers in swat gear armed with rifles had a vehicle stopped on the Belt Parkway.
Multiple people were in custody.
It is unknown if this incident has any connection to the bombings in Manhattan on Saturday night.
The highway was completely brought to a standstill as New Yorkers watched this operation.\
UPDATE 10:46 PM
#Breaking FBI/NYPD has several in custody at Belt Pkwy near Verrazano Bridge, possibly connected to the #ChelseaExplosion. @SenMartyGolden— New York City Alerts (@NYCityAlerts) September 19, 2016
From Breaking 911:
Senator: Arrests In Brooklyn are "possible connection" to Chelsea Blast
UPDATE 10:58 PM
From CBS New York:
Several people are in custody after the FBI made a car stop on the Belt Parkway near the Verrazano Bridge Sunday evening.
The FBI called the NYPD for backup following the stop.
CBS2 reports that both agencies are on the scene and several people are in custody.
According to state Sen. Martin Golden, this incident is possibly connected to the Chelsea bombing, however, that has yet to be confirmed.
“Update from the NYPD: About an hour ago, the FBI took several individuals into custody on the Belt Parkway in the area underneath the Verrazano Bridge, with a possible connection to the bombing last night in Chelsea,”
UPDATE 11:04 PM
Update from the NYPD: About an hour ago, the FBI took several individuals into custody on the… https://t.co/81Sec7JoUu— Senator Marty Golden (@SenMartyGolden) September 19, 2016
UPDATE 11:13 PM
NBC News confirms:
FBI, NYPD conduct Verrazano Bridge traffic stop of vehicle of interest in NYC bombing investigation
UPDATE 11:16 PM
5 people have been taken into custody.
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