PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (CBS) – A New Hampshire man has been arrested, accused of planting a fake bomb on the city Christmas tree in downtown Portsmouth.

Richard Will. (Image Credit: Portsmouth Police)

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Police say Richard Will placed the device on the tree moments before the holiday parade on Saturday.

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Will was released on bail and faces several charges.

Police say this hoax device was placed on a city Christmas tree. (Imave Credit;: Portsmouth Police)

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He’s due back in court next month.