Amanda Lynn Toth is accused of making multiple hoax bomb threats, police said.
Photo: Sussex County Jail
Photo: Sussex County Jail

Woman sends bomb threat to McDonald's through phone app, police say

A New Jersey woman is accused of making multiple hoax bomb threats to a McDonald’s in Sussex County on Monday, using a phone app to try to disguise her telephone number, NJ.com reported.

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According to police, Amanda Lynn Toth, 26, of Wantage, is charged with causing false public alarm, identity theft and cyber harassment, the website reported.

Police in Franklin Borough received a report of a bomb threat around 9:30 a.m. Monday. According to NJ.com, the threat was texted to the owner of the franchise and an employee. The message said people would be hurt at the fast-food restaurant that day, police said. 

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The restaurant was evacuated and no explosives were found, NJ.com reported. However, another employee reported receiving a threat via text at home. That residence was also searched and no explosives were found, the website reported.

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