MANHATTAN (CSBMiami) — The FBI has released photos of two men who were witnessed leaving an explosive device along a Manhattan street.READ MORE: 2 Doral Police Officers Injured In Shooting Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters; Suspect Killed ID'd By Police
“Closed circuit television recordings indicate that these individuals allegedly located a piece of luggage on the sidewalk, removed an improvised explosive device from the luggage, and then left the vicinity leaving the device behind but taking the luggage,” the agency said in a statement.READ MORE: Shot Doral Police Officer In Serious But Stable Condition, Second Officer Recovering
The photo was taken on West 27th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues in Manhattan, between 8 p.m. and 9 p.m. on Saturday, September 17th, within the same hour that an explosive device had detonated on West 23rd Street.
The FBI said they are not considered suspects and are interested in speaking to these individuals and recovering the luggage.MORE NEWS: South Florida PBA Union President Steadman Stahl On Stress Of Being A Police Officer
If you have any information concerning this case, please contact the FBI’s Toll-Free tip line at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), your local FBI office, or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.