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Explosion reported in New York City

27-year-old Akayed Ullah is in custody after an explosion in New York at Manhattan Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square. According to reports, there are no reported injuries other than the suspect was hurt.

Posted: Dec 11, 2017 6:40 AM
Updated: Dec 11, 2017 12:24 PM

NEW YORK – According to New York City police, 27-year-old Akayed Ullah is in custody,  after being caught wearing a homemade explosive device at the Port Authority Bus Terminal near Times Square.

NYPD reported the device either malfunctioned or did not go off the way the suspect intended. 

At least 3 people received minor injuries. The suspect was badly hurt and was taken to Bellevue Hospital.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said President Donald Trump had been briefed on the incident.

According to New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio, this was an attempted terror attack.

Investigators reported that the suspect had been living in the United States for 7 years. They said he's from Bangladesh. 

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