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Passenger detained after making threat on bus from Milwaukee to Chicago

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CHICAGO (CBS 58) -- Illinois State Police responded to a threat on a Greyhound bus that was en route to Chicago from Milwaukee Wednesday afternoon.

Authorities say the passenger made a bomb threat on the moving bus.

Officers responded to the report at 4:23 p.m. and located the bus on I-90 southbound at Keeler Ave. in northern Chicago. The officers boarded the bus and found the suspect who made the threat. The suspect resisted officers but officers were able to apprehend him and remove him from the bus.

After removing the suspect accused of the threat from the bus and the passengers of the bus, a bomb dog arrived to inspect the bus for a possible bomb. No bomb was found on the bus.

No injuries occurred from this situation and the investigation is still ongoing, Illinois State Police say.

Greyhound released the following statement,

Safety is a cornerstone of our business and we treat any threat towards our passengers and/or employees seriously. We are fully cooperating with local law enforcement as they complete their investigation.
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