Man arrested for making bomb threats, barricaded in apartment

D.C. police arrested a man who made threats and barricaded himself inside his apartment in Northwest D.C. Sunday afternoon.

It happened just before 1 p.m. at the 2300 block of 41st Street Northwest in the Glover Park neighborhood.



Officials said the D.C. Department of Behavioral Health was conducting a welfare check on the 22-year-old man when he threatened his parents and the units on scene.

He proceeded to make bomb threats and refused to leave the apartment, prompting police to evacuate the complex and neighboring buildings.

Police said the situation ended around 5:30 p.m. when they arrested the man.

No one was injured or hurt, and police say there was no bomb discovered.

A map of the approximate location is included below:

 

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