TIMES SQUARE, MANHATTAN – Police arrested a woman after witnesses said she tried to light a device similar to a Molotov Cocktail in Times Square.
Ludvini Baugier de Chevestre, 24, was seen lighting a rug connected to a bottle with liquid inside it Friday night, and the people called the police.
— Tom Verni (@TomVerni) October 22, 2016
Police grappled the bottle from the woman. She was then arrested and taken to the hospital for psychiatric evaluation at Mount Sinai West Hospital.
— Carlos Serrano (@CarliSerrano) October 22, 2016
The device is being tested by the NYPD arson and explosives squad.