DALLAS - A man is facing charges in a hoax bomb threat that took place Thursday evening in Dallas.
Police say the man first tried to steal someone's car Thursday afternoon in a parking lot off Central Expressway near Fitzhugh Avenue.
The victim ran into an office building and alerted a security guard. The suspect followed him and then got into a fight with the guard and the victim.
Police say when officers arrived the man claimed to have a bomb. They say what appeared to be an explosive device was strapped to his chest.
The bomb squad determined it was not real.
The man was taken to the hospital for a medical evaluation. His name has not been released.