Man threatens to set off bomb on 6 train: NYPD

The man allegedly told passengers he had a bomb and was "not afraid to die."

A sketch of the man who allegedly made the subway bomb threat.


Police have released the sketch of a manwho they say made "terroristic threats" on a subway train last month.


The suspect was on a northbound 6 train heading fromLexington Avenue and East 86th Street on Jan. 5 at about 6 p.m. when he was heard saying"I have a bomb and am not afraid to die," police said. This threat caused "panic and alarm" on the train, according to authorities, before the suspect fled the train.


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The NYPD describe the suspect as a Hispanic man between25 and 35 years oldand 5 feet 5 inches and 6 feet tall who was last seen wearing a black coat, blue jeans and a knit hat.


Anyone with information in regards to this incident is asked to call the NYPD's Crime Stoppers Hotline at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477) or for Spanish, 1-888-57-PISTA (74782). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers websiteor by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.

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