NYC bombing suspect hit with terror charges

Police block off the street in the Brooklyn borough of New York where officials say Akayed Ullah was living. Photo: Michael Noble Jr. / AP

Akayed Ullah, the 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant arrested for detonating a pipe bomb in New York City Monday, has been charged with criminal possession of a weapon, supporting an act of terrorism, and making terrorist threats, police said Tuesday.

John Miller, NYPD's deputy commissioner of intelligence and counterterrorism, told CBS This Morning that Ullah, who told authorities that he carried out the attack in retaliation to the U.S. airstrikes on ISIS in Syria and elsewhere and chose the Christmas season for the greatest possible impact, is similar to terror suspects from around the world: "[S]omebody who turns up one day out of the blue."