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Thieves Helped Crack the Chelsea Bombing Case, Sources Say

(DNAINFO) Murray Weiss and Aidan Gardiner | September 19, 2016 — In two separate cases, thieves snatching bags from city streets and train stations inadvertently helped law enforcement get the upper hand in an ongoing bomb spree that’s hurt dozens of people and spans both sides of the Hudson River, sources said.

The day Ahmad Khan Rahami allegedly planted two bombs in Chelsea  — one of which detonated on West 23rd Street — two thieves accidentally helped to disable his second pressure cooker bomb left inside a rolling suitcase on West 27th Street, sources said.

Source: Thieves Helped Crack the Chelsea Bombing Case, Sources Say – Chelsea – DNAinfo New York