Potential terrorist threat in Scarsdale turns out to be nothing
Police say a potential terrorist threat in Scarsdale Wednesday turned out to be nothing.
According to authorities, homes were evacuated and part of Route 22 was closed after a suspicious SUV was stopped. Police say the driver was wearing a bulletproof vest and a SWAT team helmet. Investigators also found wires, batteries, a computer circuit board and a camera mounted on the dashboard of the car. The Westchester County Bomb Squad was called in as a precaution.
Residents in the area were shocked when they heard about a possible terrorist threat and they are glad it turned out to be nothing. Police took the driver into custody. A spokesperson for the FBI says the man involved in the incident will not be charged with any crime.
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