According to police, two makeshift grenades exploded outside a building that houses the British consulate in New York City Thursday, causing minor damage but no injuries.
Federal and local authorities are questioning a United Nations employee from the Netherlands who was found loitering near the building shortly after the pre-dawn blasts. Officials have refused to say whether the man is considered a suspect.
|New York City police shuts down portion of Third Avenue in Manhattan as they investigate explosion in front of building which houses British Consulate, Thursday|
New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said earlier that police have not identified a suspect or a motive in the blasts.
The explosions took place shortly after voting began in Britain's general election.
Some information for this story provided by AP.