NEW YORK (AP) – The FBI says they have captured a second man in connection with the deadly truck attack on a bike path near the World Trade Center on Tuesday.
“We found him. I’ll leave it at that,” Bill Sweeney of the FBI said Wednesday.READ MORE: New Push In North Texas For Pregnant Women To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine
Earlier Wednesday, the bureau issued a poster saying it was seeking the public’s help with information about 32-year-old Mukhammadzoir Kadirov.READ MORE: Frisco ISD First In North Texas To Offer Online Learning In Wake Of Rise In COVID-19 Cases
The poster didn’t say why investigators want to know more about the man.
The poster says he was born in Uzbekistan. So was 29-year-old Sayfullo Saipov, who was charged Wednesday with providing material support to a terrorist group and violence and destruction of motor vehicles. Authorities say he drove the truck down the path intentionally, killing eight people. Investigators recovered a cellphone that had Islamic State group propaganda.
Saipov’s lawyers haven’t returned a message seeking comment.MORE NEWS: Fans Flock To Dallas' Fair Park For 'Wicked,' First Broadway Tour Since Pandemic Began
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