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Police: Man arrested after making threats toward security guards

Posted at 7:53 AM, Oct 06, 2019

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (LEX 18) — A man was arrested at a Louisville Social Security Office, after allegedly making threats toward security guards.

According to charges filed in federal court, a guard allegedly overheard Kevin Salyers talking about blowing up the building on Thursday.

According to police, when the guard attempted to question Salyers about the remarks he appeared as if he were going to strike the guard.

During the attempt to arrest him, and afterward, Salyers allegedly made several threats to kill the guards and tried to kick one of them.

Salyers has been faced with charges of assaulting federal officers and retaliating against a federal officer.