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FBI looking to find 2 people who took luggage containing explosive device in NY

The FBI wants to find and speak with two individuals who were seen removing an improvised explosive device from a piece of luggage on West 27th St. in New York City on Sept. 17 after a bombing in the city a few streets away.

The agency said that closed circuit television recordings show "that these individuals allegedly located a piece of luggage on the sidewalk, removed an improvised explosive device from the luggage, and then left the vicinity leaving the device behind but taking the luggage."

On Saturday, a bombing in New York's Chelsea neighborhood injured 29 people. Officers found a possible secondary device nearby.

The FBI also said it wants to recover the luggage and encouraged the public to contact the agency at its toll-free tipline at 1-800-CALL-FBI (1-800-225-5324).

Members of the public can also reach out to their local FBI office or the nearest American Embassy or Consulate.

The two men are considered witnesses, not suspects, Robert Boyce, chief of detectives for the New York Police Department, said in a news conference on Monday.

—CNBC's Ryan Ruggiero contributed to this report.