Bomb threat

Law enforcement officials, including K-9 units from the Killeen Police Department, work the scene of a bomb threat Wednesday, June 19, 2013, at the Bell County Justice Complex in Belton.

 

BELTON — A man threatened to detonate a bomb at a Bell County courthouse Wednesday unless officials met the demands of accused Fort Hood shooter Maj. Nidal Hasan.

The Belton Police Department received a call from a man who said he would detonate an explosive device “if Hasan doesn’t get what he asks for,” according to a statement from Bell County Judge Jon Burrows.

Contact Philip Jankowski at philipj@kdhnews.com or (254) 501-7553

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