Uzbekistan president offers help in NY truck attack investigations


The FBI said Wednesday it had located a second man that agents were looking to question in connection with the New York City truck attack.

The FBI released a wanted poster Wednesday for a second person of interest in the NYC bike path attack that left eight people dead and 12 injured.

An Uzbek immigrant accused of a deadly truck attack on a NY bike path has been charged with providing material support to a terrorist group and violence and destruction of motor vehicles.

"We are still looking for any information the public may have on him", the Federal Bureau of Investigation said.

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In that attack, Uzbek native and U.S. permanent resident Sayfullo Saipov, 29, drove a truck through cyclists and pedestrians, killing eight and injuring 12. It's believed he is in the United States. Investigators said they later found a cellphone connected to Saipov that had Islamic State group propaganda.

Authorities said Sapiov's cell phones held thousands of images relating to ISIS and 90 videos depicting ISIS fighters and prisoners being killed or beheaded.

Uzbek immigrant Sayfullo Saipov appeared in the NY federal courthouse Wednesday handcuffed and with his feet shackled.

It was the bloodiest single attack on New Yorkers since the September 11, 2001, suicide hijackings of jetliners steered into the World Trade Center. Anyone with information concerning the case is urged to contact the FBI's Toll-Free Tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324), your local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.