The amazingly quick capture of Ahmad Rahami
Updated 10:15 AM ET, Tue September 20, 2016
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(CNN)Just under four hours. That's how long it took authorities to apprehend bombing suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami after he was publicly identified by police on Monday.
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WHAT WE KNOW ABOUT RAHAMI
- He is 28 and was born in Afghanistan. He is a naturalized US citizen.
- He has traveled to Afghanistan multiple times in the past.
- He majored in criminal justice at Middlesex County College in Edison, NJ.
- Investigators have "directly linked" him to devices from explosions in New York and New Jersey over the weekend.
- Authorities believe Rahami is the man seen on surveillance video dragging a duffel bag near the site of the New York explosion, and the location where police eventually found a suspicious pressure cooker four blocks away.
- His last-known address was in Elizabeth -- the same city in New Jersey where police found a backpack with multiple bombs inside.
- Rahami's family lives above First American Fried Chicken, a restaurant they own in Elizabeth. In 2011, they filed a lawsuit accusing the city of discrimination.