COLUMBUS, Ohio – A man was arrested after he admitted to making a bomb threat to get his girlfriend to appear in a Chillicothe court Monday, according to police.

The Chillicothe Municipal Courthouse, located on East Main Street, received a call at approximately 12:45 a.m. from a man who said there were two bombs in the building. The courthouse was evacuated and searched by police, who found no bombs.

Danny Hughes, 53, was later located by the Chillicothe Police Detective Division and admitted making the call. According to police, Hughes said he was trying to prevent his girlfriend from appearing in court that day.

Hughes is being held in the Ross County Jail on charges of making terroristic threats, inducing panic and an unrelated violation of a protection order.