Police: Dispute over unleashed dogs ends with bomb threat at Kyle Park in Tipp City

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A person is in custody after a bomb threat closed Kyle Park on South First Street in Tipp City Thursday morning.

Around 10:49 a.m., a 911 caller reported a person at the park with a bomb, according to Tipp City police. When officers arrived, they learned the incident stemmed over a dispute about dogs at the park who were not on leashes.

During the dispute, a person displayed a gun and another person said he had a bomb in his vehicle, according to police.

The 911 caller told dispatch that he was getting out of his truck to pain the soccer fields and let his dog out when the man began to yell at him about having dogs off their leashes.

The caller said he told the man he had his concealed carry and the man responded he had a bomb, according to dispatch records.

The Dayton Police Department Bomb Squad responded as a result and determined there was no explosive, said Detective Chris Graham. No injuries were reported.

The caller also said the man tried to throw hot coffee at him and kept “coming at me and my dogs,” according to the 911 call.

The suspect is being held for police questioning at this time.

Kyle Park was closed while crews investigated, but has since reopened.

We are working to learn more and will update this story as more information is available.

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