Texarkana, Arkansas and Texas Police are joining with other area law enforcement agencies in the investigtation of multiple calls of bomb threats. On April 18th, 2014 at approxiamtely 7:00am employees of two seperate local businesses called 911 after recieving a call from an unkonwn male advising a bomb was located inside the busines and would detonate during a specific time. All calls occurred within minutes of each other to businesses in the 4000 block of New Boston Road and 100 block of Arkansas Boulevard. Both busniness were evacuated and closed while a seach was conducted by the store employees.
At this time the investigation continues as detectives search to identify the suspect.
Thank you and you can visit the Texarkana Arkansas Police Department online at http://www.txkusa.org/arkpolice.
Officer Kristi Mitchell
Public Information Officer