NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police said two aerosol cans with a detonator exploded in a moving car in the Bronx Wednesday evening, and it was not believed to be an accident.
The two occupants of the car escaped without injury.READ MORE: New York Weather: CBS2’s 11/28 Sunday Morning Forecast
Around 7:10 p.m., police were called to Mahan and Roberts avenues in the Pelham Bay section of the Bronx for a report of an explosion, police sources told CBS2.
They found two aerosol cans under the wheel well, and one had a detonator, sources said.
One of the devices detonated when the car was in motion sources said.READ MORE: Alec Burks, Evan Fournier Spark Knicks Past Hawks
A 24-year-old man was driving at the time, and a 28-year-old woman was in the car as a passenger, sources said. Neither was injured.
The explosion deployed the car’s airbag, sources said.
The car was described as red sedan with Ohio license plates.MORE NEWS: Suns Extend Win Streak To 16 With Victory Over Nets
Late Wednesday, there had been no arrests and the investigation was ongoing.