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Police: Man claimed to have bomb strapped to body at Eugene shopping center

Lalo Villarreal captured this video of armed officers outside the Guitar Center on Green Acres Road in Eugene. Villarreal shot the video from inside the neighboring T-Mobile store.

EUGENE, Ore. - A man at a shopping center who claimed to have a bomb strapped to his body was taken into custody for a mental health evaluation Wednesday, authorities said.

The incident happened just before noon in the parking lot of the Delta Oaks shopping center in front of Guitar Center.

Eugene Police officers and Oregon State Police troopers responded and took the man into custody.

No explosives were found.

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