Apr 24, 2011 3:16 PM by James H Egbert

FBI names prime suspect in mall pipe bomb attempt

The FBI Denver Joint Terrorism Task Force has just released a statement identifying the man saying that he is a prime suspect in an attempted pipe bombing of a Jefferson County shopping mall.

Earl Albert Moore, a 65 year old man, has been officially named as the prime suspect in the investigation of an attempt to set off explosive devices at the Southwest Plaza Mall on Wednesday, April 20, 2011, in Jefferson County, Colorado.

Moore is described as a 65 year old, Caucasian male, approximately 225 lbs and standing between 6' and 6' 2" tall. Moore also has multiple tattoos, with blue eyes, a grey mustache and is bald or balding. Moore is also known to police with an extensive criminal background. He is considered to be armed and dangerous. The public is warned not to approach the suspect and is urged to call 911 if they know the whereabouts of Moore.

You may also call the Jeffco Tip Line at 303-271-5615 to provide any information that may lead to Moore's capture and arrest.

"While law enforcement efforts are still underway in the Denver metropolitan area to locate Moore, the FBI is now conducting a nationwide manhunt for this individual. We are requesting the media's assistance in distributing this information nationally,'' says the Denver FBI office in a printed release.



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