By CBS3 Staff

WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP, Pa. (CBS) — There were some tense moments outside of the Lehigh Valley Mall Friday night. Police say a man claimed he had a number of bombs and was ready to set them off.

He also claimed he had bombs at the 8th Street Bridge and a local middle school in Allentown. Police say those claims were unfounded.

The suspect was arrested at the mall. His identity has not been released.