Police charge Booval man after bomb threat hoax

A MAN has been charged after he sent a bomb threat email this morning.

It will be alleged that just before 9am a man sent an email to a government agency on East Street, Ipswich stating he would bomb them should he not be contacted.

Police investigations located the man and subsequent searches failed to locate any explosives.

A 26-year-old Booval man has been charged with one count of using a carriage service to make threats and an unrelated charge.

He will appear in the Ipswich Magistrates Court on May 28.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.



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