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Man walked into Bronx Mosque seeking help to attack an NYPD precinct, police say

Posted: 9:49 PM, Aug 27, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-27 21:49:31-04

Man wanted for making terroristic threats in the Bronx (NYPD)

NEW YORK CITY — Police are looking for a man who allegedly walked into a mosque in the Bronx on Sunday and asked the imam for help in executing an attack on a police precinct. according to the NYPD.

The unidentified man entered the Bronx Muslim Center around 4 p.m. Sunday, authorities said

According to police, the man approached the mosque’s imam and requested assistance in committing an act of terror against a police precinct.

The man was ordered to leave the mosque, at which time he complied and left in an unknown direction without incident, authorities said. Police released a surveillance image of the man.