Kenmore Man Arrested Following Fake Bomb Incident on Elmwood

April 8, 2013 Updated Apr 8, 2013 at 7:11 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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April 8, 2013 Updated Apr 8, 2013 at 7:11 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) - A Kenmore man has been arrested in connection to the false bomb incident occurring on Elmwood Avenue Monday morning.

Erie County Sheriffs reported an active scene on Elmwood at the old FWS Building around 7:30 a.m.

Buffalo Police and the Erie County Bomb Squad responded to the Former FWS building at 1738 Elmwood Avenue.

According to the NFTA, Elmwood Avenue was closed between Hertel to Great Arrow Avenues.

Buffalo police have arrested 36-year-old Titus Tallchief of Kenmore. He was charged with Placing a False Bomb or Hazardous Substance, an E Felony.