Man calls bomb threat into Brazil, Ind. post office

Photo Credit: Eric Stidman
Photo Credit: Eric Stidman

BRAZIL, Ind. (WTHI) – Police were on the scene of a bomb threat in Brazil Friday afternoon.

It happened just around 3:30 at the post office in Brazil.

The post office is located near National Avenue and Depot Streets.

Police told News 10 a man inside the post office called 9-1-1 and said he had a bomb in his backpack.

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Police responded, evacuating the post office and blocking traffic in the area.

After searching the suspect’s backpack they didn’t find anything bomb-related inside.

The man was taken into custody.

Post office officials will work with police to determine if the man will face federal or state charges.