Authorities have reportedly arrested a 21-year-old man in a plot to blow up the Federal Reserve Bank in Lower Manhattan.
The man has been identified as Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis, PIX 11 News has learned. He is believed to be a Queens resident.
The suspect was arrested Wednesday morning during a sting operation where he attempted to detonate a bomb outside the New York Federal Reserve Bank on Liberty Street.
The sting operation was undertaken by the FBI-NYPD joint Terrorism Task Force.
Quazi Mohammad Rezwanul Ahsan Nafis is expected to be arraigned Wednesday afternoon ( via wpix.com ).