Video released of suspect believed to have detonated explosive device at Alabama AG’s office

Published 4:17 pm Wednesday, February 28, 2024

Criminal investigators released security camera footage of the suspect they are seeking who is believed to have detonated an explosive device outside the Alabama Attorney General’s Office over the weekend.

The video footage shows a masked person, who appears to be male, walking down a sidewalk.

The incident occurred on Saturday.

At approximately 3:42 a.m., an explosive device was detonated near the intersection of Washington Avenue and South Bainbridge Street, outside of the Alabama Attorney General’s Office in downtown Montgomery.

The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA), along with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Mobile and the Alabama Attorney General’s Office, are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a person of interest that may have information related to this crime.

If you recognize or have any information concerning this individual, please call 1-800-CALL-FBI or submit information online at:

Special Agents with ALEA’s State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) received notification of a suspicious package at approximately 8:19 a.m., on Monday, Feb. 26, and immediately responded to the scene and deemed the area safe.

The suspicious package was confirmed as the device which was detonated on Saturday.

Troopers assigned to ALEA’s Protective Services Division and Special Agents assigned to ALEA’s Hazardous Device Unit (HDU), along with Agents from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) and Officers from the Montgomery Police Department, also responded to the scene to assist.

No injuries or damage to nearby buildings were reported. Nothing further is available as the investigation remains ongoing.