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All clear given after officials respond to bomb threat at Luke Air Force Base

Luke AFB bomb threat
Posted at 8:47 PM, Jul 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-02 10:36:11-04

GLENDALE, AZ — Officials say no threat was found after officers responded to a possible bomb threat at Luke Air Force Base Thursday night.

The 56th Fighter Wing Security Forces said they were responding to reports of a bomb threat at the South Gate on Litchfield Avenue.

Glendale Police were also called to help after a driver reportedly went up to the gate and said someone had placed an explosive device on his car.

The area was locked down during the investigation and police were able to remove the driver safely from the car.

Police determined no explosive device or threat was at the scene and the driver was taken to a facility for mental health treatment.

At this time, it's not known whether any charges will be filed.