Freshman arrested at UC Davis after bomb scare, evacuation

Police have arrested a UC Davis student after discovering explosives on campus this morning that led to the evacation of about 420 students from their dormitory rooms.

Mark Christopher Woods, 19, is a freshman from Torrance, Calif. majroing in economics.

Paul Pfotenhauer, a spokesman for the UC Davis Fire Department, said shortly before 9 p.m. Wednesday, a woman reported students with possible explosive devices in a dormitory room.

Authorities evacuated students from eight dormitory buildings in the area.

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