Man Charged With Making Threats At VA Clinic In Mt. Vernon

A man has been charged with making a terrorist threat for a bomb threat at the VA Clinic in Mt.Vernon.

Police arrested Richard Turner from Springfield last night in Springfield.

Turner is a patient at the VA.

Police say he called in a bomb threat Friday that forced the clinic to evacuate.

And it had to go into lockdown Tuesday after he made a threatening phone call to a doctor.

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