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.

NYPD

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.

 

RELATED:Second Avenue subway expansion White House priority: Congresswoman

 

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.

 
Latest From ...
Most Popular From ...