Man accused of mall bomb threat

Police say Elvis Governor called 911 and claimed there was a bomb in the Macy's on Old Country Road in East Garden City.

Police say Elvis Governor called 911 and claimed there was a bomb in the Macy's on Old Country Road in East Garden City. (1/31/16)

HEMPSTEAD - A Hempstead man is accused of making a bomb threat at the Roosevelt Field mall.

Police say Elvis Governor called 911 Thursday and claimed there was a bomb in the Macy's on Old Country Road in East Garden City.

As News 12 previously reported, shoppers were evacuated and bomb-sniffing dogs were sent in.

Police say no explosives were found and the store reopened a few hours later.

Governor was arrested Saturday and is charged with making a terroristic threat.

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