Courthouses searched due to threat

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– State and federal courthouses in New Haven, Danbury, Hartford, and several others were searched Wednesday, due to a bomb threat.

Elm and Church Streets  by the New Haven courthouse were blocked off by police during the search after the call came in around 10:30 AM. The roads has since been reopened.

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The threat was not specific to any particular courthouse.

Surrounding areas were searched for suspicious packages but none were found.

Court proceedings were not affected because no courthouse was evacuated.

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