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Utah Man Arrested for Hurling Molotov Cocktail at Wells Fargo Branch

" a 20-year-old man"

WEST JORDAN, Utah (The Blaze/AP) -- Authorities say a Utah man has been arrested after throwing a Molotov cocktail at a Wells Fargo branch.

Police responded early Thursday morning in West Jordan, about 15 miles south of Salt Lake City. A bank window was cracked, but authorities say the device didn't explode.

The man arrested is 20 years old. His name wasn't released. Authorities say a bomb squad removed suspicious items from his car, but it wasn't immediately clear if they were explosive.

KSL-TV has more:

Police say a man called them about 4:30 a.m. from the location, near 2640 W. 9000 South, making some sort of unspecified threat. When officers arrived, they began questioning a 20-year-old man who was sitting inside a car that was parked about 50 feet away from the bank building.

Officers also searched the vehicle and found evidence of a possible explosive, according to West Jordan Fire Battalion Chief Steve Holmes. He said the man is also accused of throwing a Molotov cocktail at a window of the bank, which cracked the glass but did not go inside of the building or cause any other damages.

West Jordan spokeswoman Kim Wells says the FBI and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives have joined the investigation.

The threat comes on the same day Occupy protesters are marking the two-month anniversary of the movement. It wasn't immediately clear if the Utah bomb was connected to the national protest.

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