Chelsea Bombing: ‘We’re at level of alert NYC has never seen’
Investigators aren’t ruling out terrorism as the motive behind the bombing in Chelsea on Saturday night that injured 29 people.
Security is tight in the neighborhood and in areas around New York City that could be vulnerable to a terrorist attack.
CBS2’s Steve Langford reported the perpetrators behind the explosion on West 23rd Street and the second pressure cooker device on West 27th Street succeeded in getting the city’s attention.
“I am concerned,” NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill said. “We did have a bomb that was detonated on 23rd Street and we have no one apprehended, so of course I’m concerned.”
The inevitable downside for the party or parties responsible for this violence is that all the attention is not going to end well for them.
“You will see a very substantial NYPD presence this week, bigger than ever,” Mayor Bill de Blasio said. – READ MORE