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Police: Man arrested after he threatened to 'shoot the bank up'

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Posted at 2:59 PM, Aug 15, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-15 15:59:52-04

A man was arrested and charged after police said he threatened to “shoot the bank up with a machine gun” on Tuesday.

According to Bellmead police, at 1:47 p.m. they responded to a bank at the 4000 block of Bellmead Drive. According to the caller, 35-year-old William Reynolds was in the bank asking about money in the cash drawer.

Police said he left the bank but threatened to return and “shoot the bank up with a machine gun.”

Officers located Reynolds about a block away from the bank, they conducted a felony stop due to the threat.

Reynolds was found to have threatened employees of the bank causing them fear of serious bodily injury. It was not found that he ordered any money to be given to him.

He was taken into custody and charged with a felony three terroristic threat. He was transported to McLennan County Jail.

His bond is set at $6,000.

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