being tipped off by a note from the bomber, police urgently searched the station
for a bomb. They found it and made it safe.
the next five months, bombs were found in New York City at the Public Library
and at the Grand Hotel.
his 1950 attacks he went on to injure two people at the Radio City Music Hall
in 1954. In 1955, the Mad Bomber hit Grand Central Station, Macy's and the RCA
building. His bomb on the Staten Island Ferry injured 7.
Mad Bomber turned out to be a disgruntled employee of Con Edison, New York's electric
utility company. His name was George Peter Metesky and he had resorted to terrorism,
initially against the Con Edison, after the company refused to pay him any disability
benefits after he suffered an accident whilst he was an employee at the company.
only found after the utility company searched its records for ex-employees and
came across him.
was eventually apprehended and sent to a mental institution in 1957. He was released