NYPD Investigating ‘Al Qaeda’ Graphic Posted To Sympathetic Websites

April 2, 2012 12:00 AM

NYPD Investigating ‘Al Qaeda’ Graphic Posted To Sympathetic Websites
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — “Al Qaeda — Coming Soon Again In New York.”

" That is the text written on a graphic that has turned up on some websites sympathetic to the terrorist group. The NYPD is now investigating the origin and significance of the image.

“The clear implication is a threat to New York — it’s kind of done in a movie poster fashion,” Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne told 1010 WINS’ Sonia Rincon.

1010 WINS’ Sonia Rincon Speaks With Deputy Commissioner Paul Browne

Browne said that he and the department take all threats against New York City “seriously.”

“It’s nerve wracking, but the city’s doing everything they can,” Manhattan resident Nicole Pesce said.

The person who posted it is overseas and has put out similar messages in the past, according to the deputy commissioner "

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