Man Threatens to Blow Up Liberty Bell - FOX 35 News Orlando

Man Threatens to Blow Up Liberty Bell

Posted: Updated:
A member of the bomb squad searches through a backpack. A member of the bomb squad searches through a backpack.
PHILADELPHIA -

A man is under arrest, after he allegedly threatened to blow up one of America's national treasures.

Philadelphia Police were called out to the Liberty Bell around 11:20 Saturday morning. Park Rangers say they stopped a man who claimed to have bombs in his backpacks.

The bomb squad was called out to inspect two black backpacks found at 7th and Market Streets, but cleared the scene soon after.

The area around the Liberty Bell was reopened after the incident.

Powered by WorldNow

35 Skyline Drive
Lake Mary, FL 32746

Phone: (407) 644-3535
News Tips: (866) 55-FOX35

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices