Topeka Police Arrest Man for Bomb Threat

By: 13 News
By: 13 News

Topeka Police arrested a man in connection with a bomb scare Sunday night.

Russell King is in custody at the Shawnee County Jail, facing a criminal threat charge.

Officers arrested him at SW 10th and Topeka Blvd. They say someone called from a pay phone in the area about an explosive device. The caller said it would go off at 9 pm Sunday at an apartment complex in the 1300 block of Southwest Polk.

Officers secured the area around the apartment complex and k-9 units checked it out. Officials didn't find anything suspicious and are still investigating the case.

Anyone who has information should call Crimestoppers at 234-0007.


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