Bomb Squad Responds to Threat at Cheyenne Bank
Cheyenne authorities were called to the Wells Fargo Bank at 3600 E. Pershing Boulevard this (Monday) morning, after a man claimed to have a bomb in his backpack.
“At about 7:52 this morning, the Laramie County and CPD joint Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Unit was requested to assist the Laramie County Sheriff’s Department,” said Sgt. David Janes with the Cheyenne Police Department.
“The unit cleared the backpack (and) determined there was no bomb,” Janes added. “During the incident Baggs Elementary was locked down and then was cleared at the conclusion.”
The man, identified as 40-year-old Andrew Wojciechowski of Minnesota, was tased and taken to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center for treatment. Charges are pending.