Arrest Made in Times Square Bomb Case

May 4, 2010  |  

(New York Times) — Federal agents and police detectives arrested a Connecticut man, a naturalized United States citizen from Pakistan, shortly before midnight Monday for driving a car bomb into Times Square on Saturday evening in what turned out to be an unsuccessful attack, Justice Department officials announced.  The man, Faisal Shahzad, 30, was taken into custody at Kennedy Airporton board an Emirates flight to Dubai, according to the airline and an early-morning statement Attorney GeneralEric H. Holder Jr. delivered at the Justice Department in Washington.

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