Man arrested for allegedly making bomb threats, causing closure of 405 Freeway in Westwood

The ramp was reopened after the suspect was taken into custody. No bomb was found. (Thinkstock)
The ramp was reopened after the suspect was taken into custody. No bomb was found. (Thinkstock)

A man was taken into custody today for allegedly making telephoned bomb threats that led to the closure of the offramp from the northbound San Diego (405) Freeway in the Westwood area, authorities said.

Officers sent to the area near the Sunset Boulevard offramp arrested the man about 6:30 a.m., the Los Angeles Police Department reported.

The ramp was reopened after the suspect was taken into custody. No bomb was found, said LAPD Officer Jack Richter.

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