NYPD responds to explosion at bus terminal, 1 in custody

NYPD responds to explosion at bus terminal, 1 in custody

Story from and reported by our news partner WFSB- By Rob Polansky

NEW YORK (WFSB) -

The New York City Police Department responded to reports of an explosion near Times Square.

Police said it happened Monday morning at 42nd Street and 8th Avenue, which is the Port Authority bus terminal.

Officials expected to give a news conference with an update around 9:30 a.m. Stream it here.

CBS reported that a possible pipe bomb went off in a subway terminal around 7:15 a.m. and that one person is in custody.

Police are investigating whether or not it was a suicide bombing attempt, CBS said.

According to the Associated Press, a man had an explosive device strapped on when it exploded.

CBS said that he had another device as well.

The New York City Fire Department confirmed that four people were hurt, including the suspect. All of the injuries were non-life-threatening.

Investigators believe the bomb prematurely detonated. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO GET THE STORY FROM WFSB

PHOTO: New York City police responded to reports of an explosion near Times Square. (CBS)


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