Man arrested in connection with westside bomb scare

Corpus Christi police have arrested the man involved in Tuesday's bomb scare in the city's westside.

Corpus Christi police have arrested the man involved in Tuesday's bomb scare in the city's westside.

It was around 1 p.m. when police arrived at a home in the 1000 block of Linda Vista and found explosive making materials on the porch.

Police had originally been called out to the home about an altercation about a nearby business. They said 46-year-old Jose Flores had entered a store in the 4900 block of Ambassador Row and threatened the employees with a machete.

Flores was charged with aggravated assault for the machete attack and additionally charged for having components for an explosive at his home.

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