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Suspect Charged in Armed Forces Recruting Center Bomb Threat

Buffalo, NY (WBEN) The man responsible for having the bomb squad called out to an armed forces recruiting center Tuesday faces a federal charge.

The US Attorney's Office says 25 year old Jason Gentzke is charged with making the bomb threat indicating that the Armed Forces Recruiting Center on Sheridan Drive in Tonawanda would be damaged by an explosive device.

Prosecutors say Gentzke entered the Armed Forces Recruiting Center and threw a suitcase that appeared to contain electronics, cords, and wires into the office and made threatening statements. After the building was evacuated, the Erie County Bomb Squad inspected the suitcase and discovered that it contained a power strip cord, a fish tank filter, and other materials and was not an explosive device.  

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