May 4th, 2010
04:00 PM ET

Neighbor: Times Square bomb suspect 'didn't like the sunlight'


[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2010/CRIME/05/04/new.york.bomb.suspect/story.suspect.times.square.orkt.jpg caption="Faisal Shahzad often wore black and jogged at night, ex-neighbor says" width=300 height=169]

The suspect in the failed Times Square car bombing is a Pakistani who became a naturalized U.S. citizen in April 2009 and was on a national security no-fly list.

Faisal Shahzad, 30, of Bridgeport, Connecticut, was arrested Monday night at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York as his flight to Dubai was about to take off, law enforcement officials said.

He was able to board the plane because he made his reservation on the way to the airport and it takes time to check flight manifests against no-fly lists, a law enforcement official said Tuesday.

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