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ABC News: five people in custody in connection to Chelsea explosion

ABC News: five people in custody in connection to Chelsea explosion
Posted at 11:51 PM, Sep 18, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-18 23:51:05-04

Five people were taken into custody Sunday night following Saturday's explosion in Chelsea, sources tell ABC News.

ABC News reports the FBI and NYPD took the five individuals into custody at a traffic stop on the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge. Their identities have not been released.

29 people were hurt in the explosion. They have all been released from hospitals. The explosion appeared to come from a construction tool box in front of a building. A second device, a pressure cooker with wiring and a cell phone, was found a few blocks away. Law enforcement carried out a controlled detonation of the device early Sunday morning.

Hours before the Chelsea explosion, a pipe bomb exploded in Seaside Park, New Jersey. Investigators are looking into whether the two incidents are linked. No one was injured in the New Jersey explosion. A charity 5K run set to happen there was canceled.