Exclusive video: Man accused of making false bomb threat at Provincetown bank

– Provincetown Police report that on Friday at approximately 1:47 p.m., they received a 911 call for a subject with an explosive device at the TD Bank on Shankpainter Road.

It was further reported that the subject left the bank with his backpack and a shoe box which was believed to contain the device. The subject was spotted a short time later travelling east on Commercial Street on a bicycle. The stop and arrest were captured exclusively by Cape Wide News cameras.

Police personnel were assisted by ICE, FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the Massachusetts State Police. The subject, later identified as Milen I. Stoynov, 22, a Bulgarian National, is being charged with communicating a false bomb threat, threatening to commit a crime, disturbing the peace, assault with a dangerous weapon, explosive hoax (throw, place, explode), and disorderly conduct.

Officers checked Stoynov’s  backpack and the shoe box. Neither contained an explosive device. He was transported to the Provincetown Police facility where he was processed and transported to the Barnstable House of Correction. Stoynov is being held on $100,000 cash bail for an appearance in Orleans District Court on Monday.

The case remains under investigation by Detective Meredith Lobur and Sgt. Glenn Enos.

Media release furnished by Provincetown Police; Exclusive video by Tim Caldwell/CWN

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