Police respond to bomb scare

On Thursday afternoon a bomb squad surrounded a west side home after explosive making material was found on the porch.

CORPUS CHRISTI (KIII NEWS) - On Thursday afternoon a bomb squad surrounded a west side home after explosive making material was found on the porch.
 
Authorities were called to the home on the 1000 block of Linda Vista Drive following an altercation at a nearby business.
 
Just after 1 p.m. police responded to a business on the 4900 block of Ambassador Row. When investigators arrived employees told them a man had entered the store and threatened employees with a machete.
 
Police found the man and arrested him for aggravated assault at his home just a block away.
 
"While at the residence they observed what they believed to be explosive material," Public Information Officer Travis Pace said.  "At the scene a member of the bomb squad cameout and confirmed that it was some type of explosive material."
 
Investigators were able to get a search warrant and brought a bomb specialist and a robot to the scene.
 
As of 10:30 p.m. Police haven't said whether they found anything else inside the house or not. Investigators have not released the man arrested for the incident.
 

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