Published: Thu, October 25, 2018
Life&Culture | By Sue Mclaughlin

Bomb Spree Targets Robert DeNiro in Ongoing Threat Against Prominent Democrats

Bomb Spree Targets Robert DeNiro in Ongoing Threat Against Prominent Democrats

A suspicious package addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden was found at a mail facility in New Castle County in DE, a federal law enforcement official told Reuters.

The package is believed to have been addressed to the Hollywood actor and delivered to the property on Greenwich Street, which is where the Tribeca Film Centre is, of which he is founder, as well as his Tribeca Grill restaurant.

Wilmington Police said they were investigating a suspicious package at the post office at 1500 Lancaster Avenue.

"Any acts or threats of political violence are an attack on our democracy itself". "When I spoke to somebody last night, they said, 'Look, we will wake up and see, and there could be more because the mail comes in the morning, so we could see more today'". The five packages discovered Wednesday all had a similar address: That of Democratic Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz, but with her name misspelled. It is unclear at this time if the packaged was addressed to DeNiro himself. Debbie Wasserman Schultz in south Florida and CNN's NY offices, among others. It started Monday when a device was found in the mailbox of a home owned by billionaire political activist George Soros.

The packages were sent in manila envelopes with bubble wrap, marked with computer-printed address labels.

United States authorities are searching for suspects in the sending of package bombs to high-profile Democrats in what's been called a terrorist act that's raised tensions in a nation already polarised ahead of elections in November.

The packages also went to former CIA Director John Brennan (in care of CNN in New York) and former Attorney General Eric Holder.

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Law enforcement is also investigating another suspicious package at a post office in DE, the Federal Bureau of Investigation said Thursday.

A suspicious package has been found at a premises in NY connected to actor Robert De Niro.

The official said the devices were made from PVC pipe and covered with black tape.

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An initial examination shows they are are rudimentary but functional, and have similar construction.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio described the string of bomb reports as "clearly an act of terror" and said that whoever was behind the attack was trying "to undermine our free press and leaders of our country through acts of violence".

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