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Big Island police arrest man involved in bomb threat

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HILO, HAWAII (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Big Island police arrested a man on Thursday afternoon who threatened to bomb a bank in Hilo.

29-year-old Russell Monlux of Hilo was charged with two counts of second-degree terroristic threatening after he passed a handwritten bomb threat to a bank teller at around 12 p.m., police said. 

The bank was located in a supermarket on the 300 block of Makaala Street. 

Police arrested Monlux at 1:20 p.m. and he remains in custody, with his initial court appearance set for Monday.

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