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Neighborhood evacuated after threat of a toilet seat wired to explode

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Posted at 1:34 PM, Jul 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-14 16:34:25-04

Homes were evacuated Saturday evening in Tullahoma after a bomb threat.

Tennessee Highway Patrol is responding to the scene in the Jennings Point subdivision where they say a man called in claiming his toilet seat was wired to explode.

Officials say two men got into a heated dispute. When one of the men later sat down on the toilet, he got a phone call from the other man saying the toilet had been equipped with a pressure switch and a bomb that would go off if he stood up.

This is a developing situation. We will update this story when we have more information.