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Police: Man arrested after threat to blow up bus in Chicago

Posted at 8:37 PM, Dec 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-12-06 10:47:23-05

CHICAGO (AP) — Police arrested a man on a Greyhound bus stopped on a Chicago expressway after he threatened to blow up the vehicle that originated in Milwaukee.

Illinois State Police said they received a call that a man was threatening to blow up the bus. The bus was headed to Chicago from Milwaukee.

The arrest took place Wednesday afternoon on the Kennedy Expressway.

WLS-TV video footage shot from a helicopter showed state and Chicago police surrounding the bus and a state trooper boarding the bus and bringing a man off. Several officers then wrestle the man to the ground.

The man's name and the charges he might face were not immediately released.