Bomb Squad evacuates restaurant on Cleveland’s West Side

Bomb Squad evacuates restaurant on Cleveland’s West Side
Gino's Cento Anno (Source: WOIO)

CLEVELAND, Ohio (WOIO) - The Cleveland Bomb Squad responded to a restaurant on the city’s West Side Wednesday afternoon.

Police said the officers were called out to Gino’s Cento Anno at 1314 Denison Ave. around 12: 15 p.m. for a man claiming to have a bomb in his backpack.

Cleveland Bomb Squad at Gino's on Denison Avenue Wednesday.
Cleveland Bomb Squad at Gino's on Denison Avenue Wednesday. (Source: WOIO)

According to Cleveland police, the suspect is 68-years-old.

His name is not being released, but police said he has been brought to MetroHealth Hospital for a psych evaluation.

Police evacuated the building and diverted traffic for several hours until they determined the backpack did not contain an explosive.

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