Las Milpas man arrested following grenade scare

A Las Milpas man is facing criminal charges after a grenade scare that took place Wednesday night.

It all happened at a home at 6902 S. Olivarez St. around 9:50 p.m. Wednesday.

Pharr police arrested 40-year-old Francisco Rodriguez on a hoax bomb charge.

Investigators told Action 4 News that officers were called out to his home following an anonymous bomb threat.

Authorities recovered two grenades from the front yard and found more grenades inside Rodriguez TMs house.

Rodriguez is expected to be arraigned on Thursday afternoon.

Police are seeking the driver of a blue Ford Mustang with gray or gold trim that was seen in the area.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Pharr Crime Stoppers at (956) 787-TIPS or (956) 787-8477.