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Man arrested after bomb threat at General Electric construction site, police say

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by The Canadian Press

WELLAND, Ont.—Niagara regional police say a local man is facing charges after a note was placed at a General Electric construction site in Welland, Ont., saying it was mined with explosive devices.
Man arrested after bomb threat at General Electric construction site, police say

In a news release Thursday, police say an employee at the construction site entered his office Tuesday morning and noticed the note on his desk.

Police say the note indicated that the devices were going to explode at certain times with the intent to cause harm to as many people as possible.

The work site was evacuated and police officers, firefighters and paramedics responded to the scene.

Police say a 50-year-old Welland man was later arrested and charged with break and enter with intent, uttering death threats and mischief to property.

The job site was searched and police say no devices were discovered.

Police say they are asking anyone with information to come forward.

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