Woman charged for threatening to blow up 7-Eleven

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — A Virginia Beach woman has been charged with threatening to blow up a 7-Eleven near the Bayside area.

Virginia Beach Fire Department spokesman Art Kohn says 33-year old Crystal Mostek walked into a store on Pleasure House Road around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, placed a device on the counter and told the clerk it was a bomb.

Kohn says Mostek threatened to blow up the store. It was later determined the device was not a bomb.

Mostek is being held at Virginia Beach City Jail on felony charges of threatening to bomb and possession of a hoax device.

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