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(ARLINGTON, Va.) — A shopping mall in Arlington, Va., was on lockdown Thursday after a man dropped a 40-ounce bottle filled with an unknown liquid from the top level down into the food court.

Investigators at Ballston Mall say the suspect lit the fuse, but the bottle shattered without exploding. Police found more bottles on the mall’s skywalk.

The suspect, who witnesses described as a young African-American male, fled the scene.

No injuries were reported.

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