FBI agents conducted a traffic stop Sunday just off the Verrazano bridge in connection to Saturday's explosion in New York City, the law enforcement agency announced in a tweet.
"We did a traffic stop of a vehicle of interest in the investigation," the agency's New York office tweeted. "No one has been charged with any crime."
We did a traffic stop of a vehicle of interest in the investigation. No one has been charged with any crime. The investigation is continuing— FBI New York (@NewYorkFBI) September 19, 2016
As many as five people were detained after the traffic stop, according to ABC News and The New York Post, citing unnamed sources.
State Sen. Marty Golden, who represents parts of Brooklyn, said on Instagram that the FBI had made arrests on the Belt Parkway, underneath the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge, which connects Brooklyn and Staten Island.
Update from the NYPD: About an hour ago, the FBI took several individuals into custody on the… https://t.co/81Sec7JoUu— Senator Marty Golden (@SenMartyGolden) September 19, 2016