All clear given following bomb-threat at Virginia Supreme Court Building

All clear given following bomb-threat at Virginia Supreme Court Building
Police are responding to a bomb threat at the Virginia Supreme Court building. (Source: NBC12)

RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - Employees of the Virginia Supreme Court Building in Richmond had to evacuate the building Friday afternoon due to a bomb threat.

According to Virginia Capitol Police, the building on N 9th Street was evacuated shortly before 1:30 p.m. After a K9 sweep was completed, people were allowed back inside around 2:30 p.m.

An investigation into the threat is still ongoing.

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