Man threatens to bomb UI

Published 10/10 2013 11:57AM

Updated 10/11 2013 01:53PM

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS -- Police stopped a man who threatened to blow up the Illini Union. The 25-year old called police dispatchers Sunday and told them he was making the bomb.

When police arrived, the man ran at them and had to be forcefully subdued. He told police he was upset he couldn't find a home or a job. He was taken to the hospital for a mental health evaluation.

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