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Spokane man accused of threatening to blow up city hall

A Spokane man who police say threatened to blow up Spokane City Hall after being asked to sign in as a visitor was arrested on a felony charge today.

Officers arrested Thomas D. McMillan, 44, at City Hall, 808 W. Spokane Falls Blvd., about 12:50 p.m. after staff called police.

McMillan faces one count of threatening to bomb or injure property, a class B felony that prohibits threats against public buildings.

“City Hall staff is trained to take all such statements very seriously to protect the public and city employees within the building,” according to a police news release.

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