Suspicious man tackled by NYPD cops, Secret Service close to President Obama’s visit to Ground Zero.

NYPD counter terrorism unit and the Secret Service apprehend a…

NYPD counter terrorism unit and the Secret Service apprehend a suspect for an unspecified threat as Barack Obama visits the World Trade Center site and Memorial. Bryan Smith for News. NYPD counter terrorism unit and the Secret Service team to tackle a suspicious bicyclist on Church St. at the time of President Obama’s visit to Ground Zero Thursday.

A Daily News photographer captured this dramatic photo of cops tackling a suspicious man riding his bike on the sidewalk near President Obama’s appearance at Ground Zero Thursday.

Photographer Bryan Smith was working the scene on Church St. when he suddenly saw the person who had a messenger bag slung over his shoulder.

The man was walking his bike toward the World Trade Center, saying “Secret Service, Secret Service coming through.”

Source: Bob Kappstatter for the NY Daily News.

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  • General Jim M

    The guy yelled” Yay they killed Obama!” He meant to say” Yay they killed Usama!” Easy mistake to make. My advice is to say the whole name so the secret service doesn’t wrestle you to the ground.If he yelled,” Kill Obama Bin Laden!” The secret Service would know what he meant.Those guys have no sense of humor.