Sedgwick County Communications recently released the 911 audio, in which the caller tells the operator that someone may have made a bomb threat, according to KWCH.
“We just had a customer here made what may have been a bomb threat,” the caller said. “He said, uh, somebody told me there’s a bomb in here and you need to leave the building. He said it three times.”
Staff was alerted to the possible “bomb threat” after a person overheard the man in the store’s restroom. However, authorities learned that the threat was actually a euphemism used by a man who really had to use the bathroom.
“You all need to get out of here because I’m fixin’ to blow it up,” the man allegedly said.
A witness to the bomb about to be dropped in the bathroom believed it to be a joke and laughed at the man. Police were able to track the man down and clear up the misunderstanding.
Surprisingly, this is not the first time such an incident has occurred. In November, one man in New Orleans was arrested after he allegedly threatened to blow up Willie’s Chicken Shack, but claimed that when he said he was going “blow the bathroom up” he meant with a “bowel movement.” Arthur Posey, the man in question, faced two charges of communicating false information of planned arson.
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