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    Cops: Man Threatens to Send Bomb to Access Health
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    Police have arrested a Hamden man accused of threatening to send a bomb to the Access Health CT office on Trumbull Street in Hartford.

    According to police, an Access Health intake insurance specialist was on the phone with Gary Leiderman, 64, around 4:50 p.m. Thursday when Leiderman asked repeatedly for the building's address.

    When the specialist asked why and what he wanted to send, Leiderman allegedly said "a bomb" and hung up.

    While police said there was no immediate threat, investigators responded to the scene and used the insurance specialist's account records to identify Leiderman.

    Police said they confronted Leiderman at his home in Hamden. He later confessed, according to police.

    Leiderman was arrested and charged with first-degree threatening and second-degree breach of peace. His bond was set at $75,000.

    It's not clear if Leiderman has an attorney.