Apparent prank forces evacuation of Kenilworth neighborhood

July 22, 2013 6:35:07 AM PDT
New Jersey police are investigating a phony bomb threat that caused the evacuation of a neighborhood Sunday.

SWAT teams swarmed Newark Avenue in Kenilworth after police received a Skype threat about a pipe bomb.

Police say a man threatened to hold his siblings hostage in their home.

Authorities took a person into custody but released him when they found out he did not have any siblings.

Investigators say the suspect likely played a prank on someone and was not in the house.