A building at Scott Air Force Base near St. Louis was evacuated today due to a bomb threat.
FOX2 Now reported:
A building on Scott Air Force base has been evacuated due to a bomb threat.
Authorities said around 1 p.m. Friday an individual reported a bomb threat to Building 1530. The building was evacuated and a cordon was established.
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The school gate at the base is not open, but the pedestrian gate is available.
All outbound gates are open.
UPDATE: The threat was made verbally by a former female employee. That person was taken into custody at the 375th Air Mobility Wing Headquarters Building this afternoon.
Hat Tip Ed