News IED in Times Square
posted by March 6 at 12:05 PMon
But it was a teeny, tiny IED. Nobody was hurt.
Witnesses saw a “suspicious” man on a bike, wearing a grey hoodie. Police say that matches descriptions of the young person who bombed the British and Mexican consulates last year—someone in his 20s, wearing a hoodie, riding a bike, who threw homemade bombs:
The arc of the device—with its lighted fuse—was visible on the videotape.
Hoodie + bicycle + fuses = vintage anarcho-terrorist chic.