West Point Military Academy On Lockdown As Terror Suspect’s Car Breaches Gates

The US Military Academy at West Point, New York has been put on lockdown.breakingThe academy was put on lockdown after reports that the car matching the description of the one belonging to the suspect in New York and New Jersey bombings breached the gates.

Federal authorities posted a lookout notice for Ahmad Rahami, 28, named as the person of interest in the blasts that hit Elizabeth, New Jersey and the New York City neighbourhood of Chelsea on Sunday. The notice says Rahami is driving a 2003 blue Honda Civic, with New Jersey licence plates.

West Point is located about 50 miles north of New York City, along the Hudson River.

On Monday morning, a motorist called the New York State Police to report a car matching the description entering the security gate at West Point, local media reported. State police are now searching the complex.