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No explosive devices found after bomb threat causes Phoenix evacuations

Police said the AC Hotel, APS building, and the AMC Theater near 3rd and Van Buren streets were evacuated as a result.

PHOENIX — The Phoenix Police Department said a man is in custody in connection with a bomb threat in downtown Phoenix Wednesday night.

Officers were called to the area of 4th and Van Buren streets around 5:15 p.m. to investigate a suspicious vehicle and a bomb threat, the Phoenix Police Department said. AC Hotel and APS buildings near 5th and Van Buren streets, and the AMC Theater near 3rd and Van Buren streets were evacuated as a result.

Police have since arrested 57-year-old David Kalal and charged him with misconduct and DUI, officers said. Investigators found no explosive devices at the scene.

This is a developing story. Stay with 12 News for updates. 

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