Bradenton man arrested after making threat at St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church.
A Bradenton man was arrested Monday afternoon for making a bomb threat at a Lakewood Ranch church.
Ethan James Cole, 37, of 6215 Blueflower Court, walked into the St. Mary Magdalene Episcopal Church, 11315 Palmbrush Trail, Monday at noon and issued a threat according to a report by the Manatee County Sheriff's Office.
The report said Cole told a church employee "a bomb would go off at 6 p.m. if he did not talk to the father of the church."
Deputies arrested Cole and the area was checked. No bomb was located.