Police arrested a man Saturday for threatening to blow up Philadelphia's iconic Liberty Bell, according to police.
The unidentified man apparently left two black backpacks in front of the Liberty Wheels wheelchair and scooter rental shop in downtown Philadelphia.
Police said a bomb squad was called in and secured the scene but found that the bags did not contain explosives.
"I have no idea why" the man did this, police spokeswoman Christine O'Brien said.
The bell is considered an iconic monument to American independence.
What a disgusting maniac he would have to be to threaten to damage the Liberty Bell!
Oh well. It's just a thing. Better than blowing up people.
Any people. Just observing that landmarks are a better target for terrorism than humans.
"A person's a person, no matter how small."
Are you really BOMBO?
You used to know when I was joking.
.Don't worry JIF, I was just joking too, as demonstrated by the Dr Seuss quote.
Mental illness is more wide spread then actually is, please leave the sabbath alone
OK, the sabbath may be as alone as Garbo.
So which day do you want me not to text or answer the phone: Saturday or Sunday?
What about Friday?
@ Jif, no that isnt BOMBO.
Why do you say that?
Really cnn? You block my posts relating to the blog, allow people to argue about whether or not they're true christians? Unbelievable
Does anyone think this sounds like an episode of always sunny in philadelphia?
@jif lol love you
A real wacko indeed. Perhaps in his twisted frame of mind he couldn't stand the sight of these iconic symbols standing for Liberty, Freedom , Justice & Equality for all. What a crazy fellow.
Good morning all.
Obama stands for oppressive government, overtaxation, punishing success and massive debt so why have a liberty bell?