Following the explosion in Manhattan on Sept. 17 that injured 29 people, a local resident offered a small — yet moving — gesture of gratitude to first responders at the scene.
Jermaine, who identified himself as an employee of a Starbucks within the perimeter of the bomb scene, can be seen distributing free coffee and pastries to the emergency personnel over barricades.
"I want to give y'all some coffee and some pastries," he says in the 33-second clip, first posted on Facebook by KnightNews.com.
"Thanks a lot, man," replies a man presumably from the New York City Fire Department. After handing several bags of Starbucks coffee and sweets to the man, they shook hands.
“I wish I could have brought a little more,” Jermaine added. “There is cups and sugar in there and some pastries y'all can share.”
As the officers thank him again, he offers them to visit him anytime they want at the Starbucks on 23rd Street.
Investigators at the bomb site ruled the device that caused the explosion was “shrapnel-filled pressure cooker similar to the bombs used at the 2013 Boston Marathon.”
Fortunately, there were no casualties.
"Whoever placed these bombs — we will find them and they will be brought to justice,” said New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
One thousand extra security personnel will be deployed to New York's transport hubs in the wake of the blast and additional pipe bombs and pressure cookers found in North Jersey.