Officers investigate bomb threat at Gaithersburg Police Station


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GAITHERSBURG, Md. (WDVM) — The Gaithersburg Police Station was evacuated Thursday afternoon after receiving a call with an anonymous bomb threat.

According to the Gaithersburg Police, the call was received at 1:36 pm with a recorded message, saying there was a bomb near the station.

As a precaution, officials closed Fulks Corner between S Frederick Avenue and Olde Towne Avenue.

“As [a] precaution, staff was evacuated,” GPD Public Information Officer Dan Lane said. “And members of the Montgomery County Fire & Explosives Investigations were requested to check the facility.”

Shortly after 3:30 pm, the station was given the all clear and staff returned to the building.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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