Manatee resident makes false bomb threat to neighbor

MANATEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Manatee County Sheriff's Office responded to a call about a bomb threat around 2 AM at 7600 Birds Eye Ter. The residents told authorities that their neighbor, Nuria Gursoy, 50, had texted them stating there was a bomb that would explode within an hour at their residence.

All houses in the area were evacuated and a canine was brought into Gursoy's residence to check for explosive devices. There were no devices found, according to the MCSO.

Gursoy told authorities it was an empty threat and she was arrested and has pending charges for falsely reporting planting a bomb. 

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