MANHATTAN – A person has been detained in connection with multiple packages containing explosives sent to top democrats, CNN and others throughout the week, sources confirmed to PIX11 when the authorities investigated More Packages were found Friday this time in Manhattan and Florida.
Twelve suspicious packages have been discovered throughout the country that begins Monday. The goals included former President Barack Obama, former President Bill Clinton and 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, CNN and actor Robert De Niro, officials said.
Cesar Sayoc was imprisoned in an auto’s shop in Plantation, Florida, Associated Press reports. It is not yet known if he is suspected of sending all packages.
Two of the packages were placed on Friday.
In the middle, a post office on a United States Postal Service on West 52nd Street discovered a package that looked like others found earlier this week that contained suspected bombs. The police confirm that the package looks like the others.
The package was directed to former head of National Intelligence James Clapper and CNN, images of the package obtained through the CNN show.
The investigation led to several street closures until it was removed at. 10:15, according to NYPD. People in the area should expect heavy police attendance and traffic delays. The package has been transported to a safe facility, police said.
Two women working nearby said they were not surprised at the situation.
“I think it’s just a part of life in New York City now.
A lean leaning on a tree near Central Park West and 72nd Street Friday was also investigated but considered safe according to police The incident was reported around 9:15 pm
A suspected package addressed to Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey was also found on Friday, reports AP. The package looks like others intercepted earlier this week .
The first of 10 suspects were discovered on Monday near Bedford, the New York home of billionaire philanthropist George Soros. The event kicked off a chaotic week, as similar packages were found in several states, targeting top democrats like former president Barack Obama, like CNN and actor Robert De Niro.
Several incidents have occurred in Manhattan.
The package was sent to CNN’s New York City account r and addressed to former CIA director John Brennan, shown on an IR on other broadcasting and cable terminals, was canceled Wednesday. This led to an evacuation of the Time Warner Center.
Thursday morning, a suspicious package addressed to De Niro was found in Tribeca.