GARVIN COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities are investigating “a possible threat” in Garvin County.
The Garvin County Sheriff’s Office and Oklahoma Highway Patrol responded to the scene around 5 p.m. on Monday near Lindsay and deemed the area safe.
According to authorities, a man was seen leaving a device at a convenience store south of Lindsay. The man was then followed into town by officers and detained.
A bomb squad was called to determine whether or not the device was dangerous.
Around 8 p.m., the bomb squad determined the device was not explosive.
Authorities said the suspect was arrested for a simulated explosive device.
No other details are available at this time.