Teenagers Busted for Bomb Threat in Sofia Mall
Two underage boys have been arrested in Sofia for issuing a fake bomb threat against a shopping mall in the Bulgarian capital in the latest incident of what has emerged as a teenage bomb threat craze.
The teenagers made a phone call to the EU emergency number 112 Friday night threatening to blow up the shopping center in question, the Interior Ministry announced Saturday.
The call was traced to a street phone, and two suspicious youth were noticed nearby by the police patrol.
When they were taken for questioning, the two boys aged 15 and 16 admitted to making the fake bomb threat call.
A total of 15 students have been arrested in Bulgaria for making fake bomb threat calls in the past 20 days, targeting their own high schools as well courts and shopping centers.
- » Bulgaria Nationalist MP Siderov Faces Hooliganism, Bodily Harm Charges
- » Bulgaria's Customs Officers Bust 11.5 Tonnes Contraband Tobacco
- » Bulgaria's Common Crime Op Results in 26% Crime Drop – IM
- » 2008 Case over Fake Signature of Ex Sofia Mayor Borisov Enters Court
- » Bulgaria Police Find DNA Evidence of Organizer of Burgas Bus Bombing
- » 2 Masked Men Rob Bank Office in Bulgaria's Yambol