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.
Brazil police want to be clear that the situation is clear and the public is not in danger. Suspect being questioned as I tweet!
— Jon Swaner (@jonswaner) January 13, 2017
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.