Police arrest suspect who threatened to blow himself up - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Police arrest suspect who threatened to blow himself up

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- LMPD's SWAT team and bomb squad were called to Watterson Lake Park near Old Manslick Road Tuesday morning. 

Police say that's where a man told a park employee he had a bomb in his backpack and was going to blow himself up. 

An LMPD spokesperson says the suspect fell asleep and they were able to separate him from the backpack. The backpack was searched and no bomb was found.

The man was taken to University Hospital for observation.

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