Man Threatened to Blow Up Nassau Police Precinct, Cops Say

A New York City man was arrested for allegedly calling up a Nassau County police precinct, claiming to be a terrorist and threatening to kill everyone in the station house last week, authorities said.

John Hardy was arrested and charged Saturday with making a terroristic threat and harassment.

Police said the 52-year-old Staten Island man called the Third Precinct in Williston Park and said he would place a bomb in the building shortly before 3 p.m. Wednesday.

Moments later, he called 911 and said that he left a bag containing dynamite inside the doorway of the Third Precinct, according to Third Squad detectives.

The building was searched and the threat was found to be a false alarm.

Detectives and Bureau of Special Operations officers apprehended Hardy over the weekend.

Judge Rhonda Fischer ordered Hardy held without bail Sunday. He is due back on court Wednesday.

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