Suspect arrested in Columbia parking garage bomb threat

Bomb threat downtown Columbia
Bomb threat downtown Columbia(WIS)
Published: Mar. 2, 2023 at 11:32 AM EST
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COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - The Columbia Police Department said a suspect is under arrest after multiple parking garages were evacuated Thursday.

CPD said a man who allegedly made the threats is in custody. What specific charges he will face have not been determined. WIS will update this story as we learn more.


The Columbia Police Department is advising people to avoid an area of downtown Columbia due to a bomb threat.

Officers said they are evacuating parking garages at the 1300 block of Taylor & Sumter & Marion & Hampton after someone called in the threat.

The bomb squad determined there was no explosive device at the parking garages. Officers will soon reopen the roads. This story will be updated as more information is released.

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