FBI searches NYC car bomb suspect's Conn. home
BRIDGEPORT, CT -- The FBI says it has searched the Connecticut home of a man accused of a driving a car bomb into New York's Times Square over the weekend.
FBI special agent in charge Kimberly Mertz declared Tuesday morning that the public is safe.
Mertz says her team executed a search warrant at the Bridgeport home. She says the search was related to the Times Square investigation. But she wouldn't answer questions about it.
U.S. officials say car bomb suspect Faisal Shahzad was taken into custody late Monday by FBI agents and New York Police Department detectives while trying to leave the country.
Shahzad was being held in New York overnight and couldn't be contacted. He's supposed to appear in federal court Tuesday. A phone number listed for him at an address in Shelton isn't in service.
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