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NYPD questions owner of explosives-packed SUV in, but no ID yet on driver

Rocco Parascandola and Corky Siemaszko
NY Daily News [1]
May 3, 2010

Cops have tracked down the owner of the SUV that was turned into a rolling Times Square terror bomb, a spokesman said Monday.

But they still haven’t identified the person who drove the bomb-laden vehicle there, lit the fuse – and split.

NYPD deputy commissioner Paul Browne would not identify the owner of the 1993 Nissan Pathfinder and declined to say whether he is a suspect in the attempted terror attack.

Meanwhile, investigators are hunting a man who was caught on tape moments after the SUV – packed with enough fuel, fertilizer and explosives to ignite a massive fireball – was abandoned in Times Square.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned on NBC’s “Today” that the person on the tape may not become a suspect.

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