Transcript for 5 Possible Explosive Devices Recovered in New Jersey
We begin with the latest on that blast overnight in New Jersey. As we. Seen and heard that right there after some individuals saw that backpack bomb near the train station police took it it was it was detonated as they were trying to disarm it. ABC's Lindsey Davis is on the scene Elizabeth good morning let's. Good morning Theodore lots of police involvement and activity still right here in this immediate vicinity of that you'll also have those FBI agent. We're currently searching that home here in Elizabeth. Last night that two men found a backpack with the fight it's booked into the track and they say they initially thought that the bag contains something. Valuable but when they saw wired up like they say they dropped the bag in the street and immediately called police. This is the moment the bank containing five suspicious devices. Exploded. Around 830 Sunday night tomb and found a backpack stuffed with wires and a pipe in a trash can near this major train station in Elizabeth, New Jersey just fifteen miles outside of New York City. Police say when the men noticed the wires in the bag they immediately turned it over to authorities and as police attempted to disarm one of the five devices in the bag. This happened. Exam by the robot series no electron. This scare caused major delays for trains across the northeast. One Amtrak train on its way to Manhattan delayed stuck near Trenton for hours Renta who were born. City. And check changed. Relatively good spirits and they consider you situation. This as at the same time just twelve miles away find people were taken into custody on the Verrazano Bridge Sunday night during a traffic stop. Trying to drive from Staten Island to Brooklyn. Those five will potentially related to the bombing Saturday night in Manhattan. Joining downloading unilaterally or or. And police in seaside park New Jersey are still desperately searching for the person who left the pipe bomb to explode next to a charity race packed with thousands of runners over the weekend. They got publicly or try to put our kids. The rays however was delayed due to a massive turnout. And pre time bomb went off before the runners took off fortunately no one was hurt. Now it's still unclear if the incident here was connected to those explosives found in Manhattan and also seaside park. Train service had reasons that this type of customers are being told the expect delays Robin and you think your.
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