Bomb Threat Called in to Local Truck Stop

On Sunday night, police responded to Flying J’s on State Road 18 for a bomb threat, which had been called in to the Wendy’s restaurant.

A press release from the Marion Police Department explains that a Wendy’s employee, Dustin Manis, answered the call, upon which he claims he heard a young male’s voice, saying “I placed a bomb in the bathroom, you have twenty minutes, good luck.”

The call came from a blocked number, so they weren’t able to determine exactly who made the threatening phone call.

The building was evacuated, and both police officers and fire personnel conducted a thorough search. They did not locate any bomb or suspicious package of any kind and eventually declared the building was safe.

We do not have any information about potential suspects, but we will bring you any updates we receive from police.


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