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Tucson police identify man arrested in midtown bomb threat

Tucson police arrested Floyd Cruz Harris, 29, following the midtown bomb scare on Wednesday,...
Tucson police arrested Floyd Cruz Harris, 29, following the midtown bomb scare on Wednesday, Jan. 19.(Pima County Jail)
Published: Jan. 19, 2022 at 4:16 PM MST|Updated: Jan. 20, 2022 at 1:59 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Tucson Police Department arrested Floyd Cruz Harris, 29, in connection with a bomb threat that resulted in evacuations in a midtown neighborhood Wednesday, Jan. 19.

Authorities were called around 2 p.m. to the area of Broadway and Columbus boulevards to find a stolen Honda CRV.

Police said Harris was driving the vehicle and a woman was in the passenger seat.

After officers pulled over the vehicle, they reportedly noticed suspicious items in the car and received information leading them to believe those items could have been explosives.

Authorities evacuated the area and called in the Tucson Police Department’s SWAT team, bomb squad and hostage negotiators.

After some investigation, they said, the items were deemed safe.

Harris was booked into the Pima County Jail charged with auto theft, burglary, weapon misconduct, and felony threats/intimidation.

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