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Incident over at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted at 3:50 PM, Dec 09, 2015
UPDATE: Nellis AFB notified the media at approximately 2:40 p.m. that the incident was over at the base. The individual involved was taken into custody by the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. 
"We take all threats to our Airmen, families and installation seriously. We are grateful for the support of local authorities during today's events," said Colonel Richard H. Boutwell, 99th Air Base Wing commander, "We are glad the situation terminated uneventfully."
According to Nellis Air Force Base, an individual showed up at the main gate shortly before noon on Wednesday saying that there was a bomb in the individual's vehicle.
Nellis and local security personnel have cordoned off the area near the gate and are asking the public to stay away while explosive ordinance disposal personnel investigate and respond to the situation.
The main gate has been closed and there are also road closures in effect. 
The incident was reported at 11:50 a.m.
This is a developing story. Action News has a crew on the way and will update as soon as possible.