Setauket Man Allegedly Threatened to Bomb Commack Business

Setauket Man Allegedly Threatened to Bomb Commack Business

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Suffolk County Police June 1 arrested a man for allegedly threatening to bomb a business in Commack.

A man working at PetSmart, located at 2160 Jericho Turnpike, received a phone call from an unknown man who threatened to bomb the business at approximately 1:30 p.m.

Following an investigation by Fourth Squad detectives, the phone number of the caller was determined to belong to Peri K. Henschel, a former employee of PetSmart. Henschel was arrested at the Fourth Precinct at 7:50 p.m.

Henschel, 33, of Setauket, was charged with making a terroristic threat (bomb threat) and aggravated harassment. He is being held overnight and is scheduled to be arraigned at First District Court in Central Islip  June 2.