Double Bomb Scare At Kew Gardens And Jackson Heights
On Tuesday, September 14, at approximately 5:45 p.m. a suspect called 911 and informed the dispatcher that there was a bomb inside of a bathroom on the mezzanine level of the Union Turnpike Subway Station at Queens Boulevard and Union Turnpike. A search of the area was conducted by police officers of the 110th Precinct with no suspicious devices being found.
At 6 p.m. another call was received by 911 from that there was a bomb inside of an “E” train at the Roosevelt Avenue Subway Station at Broadway and Roosevelt Avenue. Again, a search of the area was conducted, this time by the 112th precinct, with no discovery of any explosive devices.
The suspect is described as being a white male between the ages of 18 and 20 years old with height of 5 feet, 3 inches to 5 feet, 5 inches tall. He was last seen wearing a gray and white jacket with dark jeans.
Anyone with information in regards to these incidents is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS (8477). The public can also submit their tips by logging onto the Crime Stoppers website at www.nypdcrimestoppers.com or by texting their tips to 274637 (CRIMES) then enter TIP577.