ALPHARETTA, Ga. - North Point Mall was evacuated for several hours Friday morning due to a bomb threat.
Police evacuated the entire mall and set up a perimeter outside. Channel 2’s Mike Petchenik was at the mall as officers searched through every bag found.
Petchenik spoke to a salon employee about what happened.
"We were setting up. We had some clients and men came in with guns and basically were very serious and said, ‘Get out. Just get out as quickly as possible,’" Brian Walter said.
The Alpharetta bomb squad is investigating with the assistance of the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.
Shortly after 1 p.m., police confirmed that a man had been taken into custody. There are no charges yet.