AUSTIN -- An Austin man is accused of threatening to blow up a hospital.
Richard Reid, 50, is charged with making a terroristic threat.
According to his arrest affidavit, Reid was in the emergency room of the North Austin Medical Center on North MoPac Monday afternoon when he told a nurse that he was going to blow up the building.
Police and fire crews were called to the hospital as a precaution. No explosives were found. Reid was taken into custody.