SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco police detectives have detained a man shown in photos released by police earlier in the day in the case of human remains found inside a suitcase.

The San Francisco Chronicle reports Police Chief Greg Suhr confirms the man was detained for questioning in the Tenderloin district Friday evening.

The move came only hours after police released grainy surveillance photos of a man wearing a striped baseball cap, light blue jeans and a blue and orange jacket.

Police spokesman Albie Esparza said earlier in the day the man was a person of interest because he was in the area where the suitcase containing human remains was found Thursday.

(Story by: The Associated Press, with minor editing by WIBX)