Bomb threat leads to SWAT standoff in Hamilton, suspect in custody

Hamilton SWAT standoff in Hamilton

BUTLER COUNTY, Ohio (FOX19) - A male suspect made a bomb threat in Hamilton Wednesday night, according to Butler County Sheriff Dispatch.

The bomb threat reportedly came after a chase that began in Hamilton County on the Blue Rock Road in Springdale.

A dispatcher says the vehicle came to a stop at the intersection of Hill and Madison avenues in the Lindenwald neighborhood.

Hamilton Police pulled the man over, according to a source. He then said he had a bomb and said he was going to “blow everyone up.”

A SWAT standoff followed but police were able to get the suspect in custody.

Authorities say firefighters used a hose to spray water in the vehicle to try to get the suspect out. Flash grenades were also used.

Hamilton Police pulled the man over, according to a source. He then declared he had a bomb and said he was going to “blow everyone up.”

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