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Bomb Scare Evacuates Bus, Homes

Bomb Scare Evacuates Bus, Homes
Posted October 4th, 2013 @ 10:54pm by 700WLW News

( Evanston ) - Emergency crews were called to the Five Points intersection of Montgomery, Hewitt, Woodburn, and Gilbert just after 7 o'clock Friday evening for a man who claimed to have a bomb on a Metro Bus.

The suspect got on the bus and said the bomb was in his wallet. Police evacuated about a dozen people off the bus and a few dozen from homes in a 1,500-foot-radius. Various streets approaching Five Points were shut down for about two hours.

No bomb was found. The suspect was taken into custody.

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