UPDATE: Man arrested with legs wrapped in duct tape after Chickasha bomb scare

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Chickasha Walmart taped legs

CHICKASHA, Okla. – Authorities have arrested a 42-year-old man whose legs were wrapped in duct tape after the bomb scare at a Chickasha Walmart Friday morning. Chickasha Walmart suspect Michael Brown

Police said they found Michael Brown in the reported suspicious truck in the Chickasha Walmart parking lot just before 9 a.m.

Officers said he was “acting strange and incoherent while pounding his head on the steering wheel and seat of the vehicle.”

According to Chickasha police, officers smelled a strong odor of “flammable liquid” and saw a plastic bucket with wires hanging out of it and a gas can in the truck. Chickasha Walmart truck

Authorities evacuated the area and called in the bomb squad.

Police said Brown told them he was trying to kill himself by “blowing himself up.”

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol bomb squad confirmed they did not find any explosive devices.

UPDATE 11:25 a.m. – The Oklahoma Highway Patrol bomb squad has determined the reported suspicious package found in a truck at the Chickasha Walmart is not a threat.Chickasha Walmart truck seat

UPDATE 10:34 a.m. The bomb squad has arrived to investigate the reported suspicious package in a truck at the Chickasha Walmart.

Chickasha Walmart bomb truck

UPDATE 9:50 a.m. – Officials are locking down Walmart in Chickasha and keeping cars out of the parking lot while they investigating a reported suspicious package.

CHICKASHA, Okla. – The bomb squad is headed to the Walmart in Chickasha for a reported suspicious package.

Officials said the item was found in a truck at the Walmart near S. 4th St. and E. Grand Ave.

The threat is at the same Walmart where a janitor is accused of telling a gay couple to leave Thursday.

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