Lindsay man charged after alleged bomb threat at Durham restaurant

A man from Lindsay is charged after allegedly claiming to have left a bomb at a Durham Region restaurant.

According to police, a man used a Lindsay payphone shortly after 1 a.m. Monday (Nov. 11) to call a Durham Region restaurant. When an employee answered the phone, the man allegedly stated that he had left a bomb at the business, which he said would detonate in one hour.

Officers from the DRPS reportedly responded to the restaurant to investigate the threat. With the help of their counterparts in Kawartha Lakes, a Lindsay man was arrested a short time later.

Joshua Albert Kimble, 39, is charged with uttering threat to cause death, mischief to property and two counts of failing to comply with his probation.

The accused will appear in court in Lindsay on Dec. 19.

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