Authorities know of no credible terrorism threat for D.C. following NYC attack

A gull perches on the concrete edge of the Capitol Reflecting Pool as the setting sun illuminates the Capitol building behind on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

No credible terrorism threat exists for Washington, D.C. following Monday's attempted attack in New York City, both D.C. police and Homeland Security representatives told ABC7's Stephen Tschida on Monday.

Still, authorities say security intensifies for Washington around the holidays.

Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladesh immigrant, set off a crude pipe bomb strapped to his body Monday in a subway corridor near Times Square in New York City. His attack only slightly wounded three others.

Police said Ullah was inspired by ISIS.

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