Chicago man faces charges after leaving fake pipe bomb near CTA station

Chicago Crime

CHICAGO A 57-year-old Chicago man faces a felony count of false threat of terrorism after placing a fake pipe bomb near a CTA station on the North Side Friday morning, according to police.

James Clark, of the 5600 block of North Winthrop Avenue, was arrested after turning himself in on Friday after placing a fake pipe bomb on the sidewalk at 1120 West Bryn Mawr Avenue, just outside the CTA Red Line station.

The pipe bomb was described as a cylinder with duct tape at both ends and a wick on one end. The device was later found to be a hoax.

There is no further information at this time.

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