Man indicted after investigators say he admitted to calling in threat to Youngstown courthouse

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Larese Kenneth Allen, Sr. admitted to making the threat to delay a court hearing, according to investigators

Larese Allen, charged with making a bomb threat to the Youngstown Municipal Court on June 1.

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A man from Youngstown is facing federal charges after accusations that he made a bomb threat.

A federal grand jury indicted Larese Kenneth Allen, Sr. for the threat from June 1.

A call was made to the clerk’s office at Youngstown Municipal Court threatening to blow up the courthouse.

The building was evacuated but no bomb was found.

During a police interview, investigators say Allen admitted to making the threat to delay a court hearing.

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