A bomb threat was called into the Chick-fil-A restaurant on Foxcroft Avenue in Martinsburg, West Virginia today.
The Journal reported:
Police and fire crews closed down the Chick-fil-A on Foxcroft Avenue in Martinsburg for nearly three hours following a bomb threat that was called in just before 1 p.m. today.
The caller mentioned that a “device” had been placed within the restaurant. The building was evacuated, but was deemed safe at about 3:45 p.m. after no bomb or any other type of device was discovered.
Martinsburg City Police and the Martinsburg Fire Department personnel investigated the scene, along with Berkeley County Sheriff Kenny Lemaster. A National Park Ranger with a canine unit arrived at the scene at approximately 2:45 p.m. to assist, and a second from the West Virginia State Police arrived later as well.
According to a release from police, the location of the call was traced and the investigation is following up on leads about the male caller.
“We prosecute to the fullest extent that the law allows for anyone making these types of threats,” the release states.
Hat Tip Mad Hatter
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