Law enforcement has named Ahmad Khan Rahami as a suspect in the bombing that occurred in the Chelsea neighborhood of New York on Saturday. Here are 5 facts you need to know.
1. Rahami is a U.S. citizen who was born in Afghanistan on Jan. 23, 1988. His last known address was in Elizabeth, N.J.
2. According to the FBI, “He is about 5′ 6″ tall and weighs approximately 200 pounds. Rahami has brown hair, brown eyes, and brown facial hair.”
3. Authorities have stated that Rahami should be considered “armed and dangerous.”
4. Bill de Blasio has stated that the investigation is moving fast and updates can be expected on Monday.
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5. As the New York Times reports,
“A law enforcement official, who agreed to speak about the investigation only on the condition of anonymity, said they had evidence that Mr. Rahami was connected not just to the Manhattan explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood, but also to a bombing that took place earlier on Saturday on the Jersey Shore.”