Man with overdue lockers calls in bomb threat to U-Haul center

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A man will likely face charges after police say he called in a bomb threat to a U-Haul center on Wednesday because he was upset his overdue lockers at the location were going to be auctioned off.

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Officials responded to the facility on East Third Street late Wednesday morning after a suspicious package was reported around 10:50 am.

The man’s lockers were scheduled to be auctioned off at 11 am.

According to a police report, the man told dispatchers, “There is a bomb in a box at U-Haul on East Third Street.” When asked what kind of bomb it was, he responded, “The kind that goes ‘boom.’”

Video and audio recordings helped police track him down.

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