State Capitol building re-opens after bomb threat

State Capitol building re-opens after bomb threat
Mark Clark was arrested in connection with this morning's bomb threat. (Source: Tallahassee PD)

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — A 61-year-old man has been arrested in connection to an overnight bomb threat at the Florida Capitol Building. According to the Tallahassee Police Department, Mark Clark was arrested at The Corner Pocket Bar & Grill located at 2475 Apalachee Parkway.

The Capitol was temporarily closed in order to allow law enforcement to sweep the building.

“This arrest is the result of collaborative efforts between the Tallahassee Police Department, Capitol Police and Florida Department of Law Enforcement agents working with the Joint Terrorism Task Force and the Leon County Sheriff’s Office,” the press release says.

TPD says if you hear or witness any threat against a government official or building, report it to them at 850-891-4200 or FDLE at 1-800-FLA-SAFE.

Clark faces charges of a false bomb threat in reference to state-owned property.

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