Man charged in connection with bomb threat at Odessa Hobby Lobby

Man charged in connection with bomb threat at Odessa Hobby Lobby
Jose Armendariz (Source: Odessa Police Department)

ODESSA, TX (KWES) - One man is behind bars accused of making a bomb threat on Thursday.

Jose Armendariz, 44, is charged with making a terroristic threat.

We're told around 3 p.m. Thursday, Odessa Police were called out to the Hobby Lobby on E. University.

When officers arrived, police were told that a male subject entered the store and acted strangely.

Police said after purchasing kerosene and other related items, Armendariz stated loudly that he was leaving and would return with a bomb and blow up the building.

Armendariz was arrested several hours later and taken to the Ector County Law Enforcement Center.

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