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UPDATE: Pipe Bomb Fugitive Arrested Featured

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UPDATE: Springfield Township Police, along with the help of the US Marshals Northern Ohio Violent Fugitive Task Force, have arrested Brian Capien of Akron.
 
According to police, Capien is alleged to have made death threats against several people, and then set off a pipe bomb near one of the victim's homes. No one was injured.
 
Capien was found hiding under a bed in a home in Brimfield Township Thursday afternoon. No word on whose home that was.
 
As of Thursday afternoon, Capien was still in custody of Springfield Township Police, but was to be transferred to the Summit County Jail. 
 
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Police in Springfield Township are looking for an Akron man wanted for setting off an explosive device after he sent death threats. 

According to the release from Springfield Township PD, on July 20th, Brian Matthew Capien (pictured), of Akron, sent text messages to several people telling them that he was going to kill them and that he "had something for them." 

Later that same day, police say Capien was seen near one of the victim's homes setting off a homemade explosive then running away. 

Police say the device went off but didn't cause any injuries or significant damage. 

Capien's now charged with Possession & Use of an Explosive Device, Aggravated Menacing, Stalking, and Inducing Panic. Anyone with information on his whereabouts should contact the Springfield Police at (330) 784-1609.

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