ATLANTA (WXIA) – Authorities say a man who threatened to blow up a grocery store in Decatur has been arrested after an hours-long standoff.
Police were called to a Kroger on Flat Shoals Road Thursday morning after receiving a report of a bomb threat.
DeKalb Police said an unidentified man was standing near a propane tank in front of the store claiming he had a bomb.
The Kroger was evacuated as a bomb unit and SWAT responded to negotiate with the suspect. A parent told WXIA some nearby schools were placed on a level one lockdown.
Police said the man was arrested without injury.
This story is developing. Stay tuned for further updates.