Cops: Man Threatens Third Precinct


Robberies_102414AA Staten Island man threatened to blow up the Third Precinct in Williston Park on Wednesday, Oct. 22, Nassau County Police reported. Authorities arrested him yesterday.

Police said John Hardy, 52, called the precinct on Hillside Avenue, claiming to be a terrorist and threatened to kill everyone by placing a bomb in the building. Hardy called the Nassau County Police Department Communication Emergency Call Center again and stated he had left a bag of dynamite inside the doorway of the Third Precinct, police stated.

The building was searched and deemed safe, according to police.

Hardy was charged with second degree making a terroristic threat and aggravated harassment. He will be arraigned on Sunday, Oct. 26 at First District Court in Hempstead.

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