New York Cops Arrested a Suspect in the Queens Firebombings

New York police are questioning one man in the New Year's Day firebombing attacks in Queens, but they've also released a sketch of their suspect and a video of someone throwing a Molotov cocktail at a house, just in case the public happens to know something they don't.

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Update 4:29 p.m.:The man has confessed to throwing Molotov cocktails at the Islamic center and other targets, reports the Associated Press.

Update 3:49 p.m.: Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the firebombings, though they haven't yet identified him.

New York police are questioning one man in the New Year's Day firebombing attacks in Queens, but they've also released a sketch of their suspect and a video of someone throwing a Molotov cocktail at a house, just in case the public happens to know something they don't. They think the culprit is someone who got into an argument with the owner of a bodega, which is the first place the fire-bomber hit on Sunday. But that explanation doesn't cover the real scary part of this case: The attacks on an Islamic center and a house used for Hindu worship. "A law enforcement official said that the bodega owner has told investigators about an incident on Dec. 27 in which he or his employees had confronted a man who was trying to steal a Frappuccino and a container of milk. The man left without the stolen goods, but apparently threatened the bodega owner as he left, the official said." Three of the fire-bomb attacks involved Molotov cocktails made with Starbucks Frappuccino bottles. The security camera video showing one of the attacks is really short, but pretty disturbing:

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