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Courthouse Bomb Threat Investigation Update

Courthouse Bomb Threat Investigation Update

The Frederick County Bureau of Investigation is currently looking into several bomb threats received at the Frederick County Courthouse this morning.

In a press release authorities said the first bomb threat was received at approximately 8:15 a.m. in Parole and Probation. The threat was non-specific and employees continued working inside the courthouse while the Sheriff's Office, with the assistance of the Frederick Police Department and an ATF K-9 unit cleared the building. Citizens were restricted access to the facility until the search was completed. Investigators said nothing suspicious was found. The building was reopened to the public at 9:45 a.m.

A second bomb threat was received in the District Court Clerk's Office shortly before 11:00 a.m.

As the investigation continues, the courthouse remains open to the public.

 

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