Suspect arrested after explosive devices sent to Trump critics and CNN

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7:29 a.m. ET, October 25, 2018

Trump attacks "Mainstream Media" morning after bomb found at CNN

In one of his first tweets this morning, President Trump is choosing to chastise "the Mainstream Media."

Here's the tweet:

7:17 a.m. ET, October 25, 2018

Sources: Package sent to De Niro has similar device inside it to the other packages

Two law enforcement sources tell CNN the inside of the package sent to De Niro is similar to the others. Using X-ray images, authorities can tell that the package has a similar device inside.

7:06 a.m. ET, October 25, 2018

NYPD transporting suspicious package from scene

CNN affiliate WABC is following the suspicious package as the NYPD transports it to its Bronx facility.


7:01 a.m. ET, October 25, 2018

Suspicious package was on 7th floor

Two law enforcement sources tell CNN that the suspicious package was on the seventh floor of the building where Robert De Niro's Tribeca Productions is based.

Eyewitness video shows NYPD officers securing the scene as they investigated the suspicious package inside.


6:55 a.m. ET, October 25, 2018

NYPD called at 4:45 a.m. this morning

New York's Greenwich Village was awoken with flashing lights and sirens this morning.

This is what the scene looked like after the NYPD responded to the suspicious package, addressed to Robert De Niro.


6:53 a.m. ET, October 25, 2018

Sources: Suspicious package sent to De Niro is similar to others intercepted

Two law enforcement sources tell CNN the package addressed to Robert De Niro had six American flags stamps, arrayed in two rows.

This is just like the other suspicious packages seen.

There was no postmark visible on the front of the package, similar to some of the other packages.

6:47 a.m. ET, October 25, 2018

NYC alerts residents of police activity this morning

The City of New York sent out the following alert at 5:50 a.m. this morning, warning residents.

"Due to police activity, expect a heavy presence of emergency personnel in the area of Greenwich Street and Franklin Street, Manhattan. Consider alternate routes and allow for additional travel time."

6:48 a.m. ET, October 25, 2018

Latest package was sent to Robert De Niro

The suspicious package under investigation in New York was addressed to the actor Robert De Niro, two law enforcement sources told CNN. It was sent to the building where his Tribeca Productions is based at 375 Greenwich Street, the sources said.

It had similar markings to the other packages intercepted Wednesday, including the packaging, the return address to former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, and the postage stamps. 


6:42 a.m. ET, October 25, 2018

Police investigating suspicious package in New York

The New York Police Department is responding to a report of a suspicious package received at a non-residential building in the Tribeca neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.

NYPD Lt. Thomas Antonetti told CNN that the package was received at 375 Greenwich Street and that the bomb squad is on the scene. Police received a report shortly after 4 a.m. ET, he said.

It’s unclear if this package is similar in nature to others addressed to prominent Democrats and to the CNN offices in New York on Wednesday.

Two businesses are listed at the address: the Tribeca Film Festival, and the Tribeca Grill. Both are associated with the actor and filmmaker Robert De Niro, who has been a critic of President Donald Trump.