Man arrested in Mukilteo ferry bomb scare

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MUKILTEO, Wash. (AP) -- The Washington State Patrol has arrested a man involved in a bomb scare on board a ferry at Mukilteo.

Trooper Keith Leary told The Daily Herald (http://is.gd/EtNTd1 ) the man board the ferry Cathlamet Thursday morning at Clinton. He dropped a backpack from the upper deck to the lower deck and said something that led officials to believe there was a bomb inside.

The state patrol's bomb squad was called to sweep the ferry and investigate the backpack.

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Information from: The Daily Herald, http://www.heraldnet.com