Larry Kenton Griffin II Bio
Larry Kenton Griffin II of Bruno, West Virginia is the man captured on surveillance footage pushing a shopping cart containing a number of rice cookers inside Fulton Street Station.
Larry Kenton Griffin II Age
He is 26 years old.
Larry Kenton Griffin II Bomb Threat
Larry Kenton Griffin II investigated by police for causing a bomb scare in New York City on Friday by leaving two rice cookers in a Manhattan subway stop and a third by a trash can has been identified
He was last seen wearing a black t-shirt with Amazon ‘Prime Day 2018’ written on the front, described as being 6ft 3in and is suspected to be homeless – though records show he has family living in the Bronx.
Larry Kenton Griffin II Criminal Record
Griffin has previously been charged for allegedly trying to seduce a juvenile male for sex through social media.
According to a criminal complaint, Griffin sent a series of sexually explicit messages to the minor between July and November 2017.
One of the messages was said to include a homemade video showing a man engaging in sex acts with an unspecified animal.
Police Investigation Reports
Police first received a 911 call reporting two suspicious packages in Fulton Street Station at 7.15am. After deeming both to be safe and identifying them to be unmodified rice cookers, news of a third suspicious item was reported moments later a short distance away.
In a tweet, NYPD Chief of Counterterrorism James R. Waters said the devices were cleared without incident and emphasized that they were ‘NOT explosive devices’.
Investigators are working to find out whether the items were left behind.
Fast Facts You Need to Know
- Two suspicious packages found inside a major Lower Manhattan subway station near the One World Trade Center were not explosives
- One of the packages was found inside Fulton Street station, and the other was found on a nearby platform that carries 2 and 3 trains
- They were later confirmed to be rice cookers and had not been modified
- A third suspicious item was found in Chelsea moments after, but police say it too was an unmodified rice cooker and was not explosive
- Investigators are on the hunt for a person of interest, a white man captured on surveillance footage pushing a shopping cart with the cookers inside
- Police say each of the cookers is the same make and model