NEW YORK Oct 17 The Federal Bureau of
Investigation on Wednesday arrested a person suspected of
plotting to explode a bomb in New York, a source familiar with
the situation said.
The person was arrested in lower Manhattan on Wednesday
morning on terrorism charges, a person familiar with the matter
said. The person asked not to be identified because the case was
The public was never in danger, the source said.
The New York Post and the local NBC television affiliate
reported the target was the Federal Reserve Bank of New York,
which is located in lower Manhattan's financial district.
Spokesmen for the FBI and the Federal Reserve could not
immediately be reached for comment.