The NYPD Counterterrorism Bureau has deployed its Critical Response Command unit and increased security throughout New York City following the multiple terrorist attacks late Saturday night in London.
While there are no specific/credible threats to #NYC, our Critical Response Command is deployed at heavily travelled pedestrian locations pic.twitter.com/0AS5gItVRk
— NYPDCounterterrorism (@NYPDCT) June 3, 2017
There are no specific, credible threats to NYC. Go about your Sat. night, NYPD cops are protecting you. Our prayers are with all in London. pic.twitter.com/kwvL1iVXse
— NYPD NEWS (@NYPDnews) June 4, 2017
“We’re monitoring the situation in London and we’re in touch with British authorities,” New York Police Department spokesman J. Peter Donald told reporters, according to Fox News. NBC New York adds that Governor Andrew Cuomo has confirmed that the state deployed officials to closely monitor potential terror targets within the city, with added security provided to “airports, bridges, tunnels and mass transit systems.”
New York City recently suffered a car ramming incident in Times Square; police identified the perpetrator in that case to be a mentally ill man and dismissed ties to radical Islamic groups.Read more at Breitbart