Police investigate threat called in to Woodbridge JCC

The Jewish Community Center of Greater New Haven (Image: jccnh.org)

WOODBRIDGE, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating after the Jewish Community Center in Woodbridge received another bomb threat Tuesday.

Police say shortly after noon, officers responded to the JCC satellite location at 4 Research Drive after an anonymous telephone threat. The caller threatened an act of violence that would occur at the facility in the immediate future.

Related: JCC members react after bomb threats evacuate several Connecticut locations

This led to a heightened police presence at the building, as well as other undisclosed sites in Woodbridge.

Police say there were similar threats called in to JCC facilities in other states on the same day. This incident appears to be related to the bomb threats made to the Woodbridge JCC last month and to JCC’s nationwide.

Related: JCC evacuated in Woodbridge, West Hartford due to bomb threat

Police aren’t releasing any details on the nature of the threat as the incident remains under investigation.

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