Woman accused of making bomb threat at Shoppingtown Mall arrested

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DEWITT, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — DeWitt Police have arrested a woman who they say texted in a bomb threat at Shoppingtown Mall.

Moriah Watkins, 31, of Syracuse, was arrested for making the threat, which took place on May 23rd.

Watkins is accused of using a third-party app on her phone to text threatening messages to herself and two other mall employee’s phones. When questioned, Watkins admitting to sending the texts.

Watkins has been charged with Falsely Reporting an Incident and Making a Punishable False Written Statement. She was released on an appearance ticket and is scheduled to be arraigned in June.
 

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