Police sources have confirmed that a ‘pipe bomb’ was detonated in New York at a bus station. The Fire Department says there is one non-life-threatening injury at the scene at 42nd and 8th
The injuries are not believed to be life-threatening. The suspect is reported to have been taken away from the scene in an ambulance under heavy police escort.
The New York Police Department and FBI say they are treating the incident as a possible terror attack. Police say they have video, and are confident the incident is ‘contained’.
42nd street has been closed by police. The White House has confirmed that Preisdent Donald Trump has been briefed on the incident. New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has also been briefed. Earlier, police in New York City were investigating reports of an ‘explosion of unknown origin’ during the morning rush hour.