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Police commissioner Ray Kelly saying there's no evidence of a telephonic link to a failed bomb that was found in a smoking suvs park in Times Square around 6:30 yesterday evening.
And of course that region of New York City is absolutely teeming with people it was a lovely day quite warm.
Thousands of people converged on Times Square of course it was evacuated as a precaution apparently the bomb.
Failed to ignite.
Dear -- a videotape that apparently shows a white man in his forties taking off he sure.
In an Alley about a half a block away from that SUV Lleyton would bomb materials he puts that.
Dark shirt in a bag kind of looks around suspiciously according to the -- -- commissioner and reveals a red shirt underneath.
Police officers are on their way to an unidentified town in Pennsylvania.
To talk to a man who believes he may have recorded a bombing suspect on he has.
Home video cam now.
Importantly the SUV.
Contain the following three propane tanks fireworks.
To filled to the brand fired a five gallon gasoline containers to clocks would batteries.
Electrical wires and other components from the clocks to the ignition which was a sixteen ounce.
Can filled with fireworks apparently.
The -- nighter device intended to set the gasoline cans a fire then ignite.
The three barbecue -- Propane tanks and also contain Iran that seventy pound gun locker or gun case that may have ignited.
And the commissioner also talked about granulated material he couldn't be certain but it could possibly be.
Fertilizer of course that conjures up the image.
-- the Oklahoma City bomb mean and the Timothy McVeigh van was filled with fertilizer.
-- What we're gonna got David Lee Miller he's been standing the Times Square area -- all of this went down there are hundreds of hours of surveillance -- -- -- what can you tell us.
You listen to the commissioner's press conference.
One of anxiety couldn't help but notice that the police commissioner Raymond Kelly was speaking -- spoke for.
A little more than half an hour it was like his usual here in times war.
Some times where thousands and thousands of -- looking at besides going to Broadway shows.
And doesn't giving -- that big business book would have an -- Juliet that says significant amount of time if you look at other news conferences and underscores just how seriously they look at this threat.
He said that this device could have.
-- -- significant fire ball those now his words he says it.
That New York is lucky that it did not detonate he also said that authorities now know the owner of that vehicle they have -- the owner of the Nissan Pathfinder.
And he also said the plays that -- on the car had not been reported stolen.
And as for the laundry list of things that Gregg just detail that -- in that vehicle the probing the gasoline firecrackers the -- the -- Those are all items that are readily obtainable at a hardware -- building homes supplies store.
Also located in a gun locker type of five to seventy pound box.
He had chemical that had the look and feel of fertilizer he did not say -- fertilizer.
But he said -- had the look and the feel.
Also during the news conference the police commissioner.
Was asked about claim is an Islamic website by the Pakistani Taliban that they were behind this incident in Times Square.
The commissioner said that so far no group whatsoever has been linked to what took place here here -- his own words.
Although we have not yet determined whether the time where car bomb is linked to any specific terrorist organization.
We are working very closely with the FBI.
Through the joint terrorist task force on this case.
He also said that new York city police officers investigators are now on their way to the nearby state of Pennsylvania.
They -- going there to talk to -- Torres was here in New York City.
I may have home video that would be helpful in this investigation.
He was here at the time the incident took place.
There are also dozens of surveillance cameras that are having.
Tape review and and his Greg just mentioned one of the more intriguing part of this story is the fact that there is a surveillance camera.
That seemed to capture an individual.
Changing some of his clothing.
Soon -- here the car began to billow smoke here again New York city's police commissioner Ray Kelly.
Currently examining video that -- of white male in his forties in Shubert Alley looking back in the direction.
While west 45 street.
He also was seen -- -- dark colored shirt.
-- a red ones funded it.
He put -- -- when it to a Baghdad he was carried.
This happened about a half block from where the vehicles was formed.
The bottom line here Juliette.
This is still very much and I'm going investigation.
And again underscoring that point.
The -- police commissioner did say that there would be additional patrols in midtown and in Times Square area and one of the reasons for those additional patrols as high visibility.
To reassure people that the NYPD.
And the joint terrorism task force and others are on the job keeping new York city state.
Back to -- -- thanks very much and up also be.
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