Suspect arrested in bomb threat to Michigan Capitol
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan State Police say a suspect has been arrested in connection with a bomb threat to the Capitol building.
Officials say charges may be brought Friday against a 48-year-old Charlotte man for the threat made early Thursday that closed the building.
The call came a day after a violent mob stormed the U.S. Capitol in an attempt to overturn the presidential election.
State police cleared employees to return to the Michigan Capitol after conducting a sweep.
Lawmakers are not convening until next week.
The building is closed to the public except during session days due to coronavirus restrictions.
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