Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City "will not tolerate any bias" following the arrest of a U.S. citizen from Pakistan in the Times Square car bombing attempt.
Bloomberg said Tuesday that also applies to potential backlash against Muslim New Yorkers.
The mayor said there are "a few bad apples" among any groups. He also cited New York's long history of accepting cultures from the around the world.
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