“All Clear” given at New Haven Judicial District Courthouse after bomb threat evacuation

People evacuating the New Haven County Courthouse Tuesday morning (WTNH / Report-It / Tara Knight)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– The all clear signal has been given at the New Haven Judicial District Courthouse after it was evacuated earlier due to a bomb threat that was phoned in Tuesday morning.

Attorney Tara Knight and officials at the New Haven County Clerk’s Office tell News 8 that the New Haven Judicial District Courthouse, located at 235 Church Street, was evacuated around 11:00 a.m.

Connecticut State Police Public Information Officer Trooper Kelly Grant said that the evacuation was triggered by a bomb threat that was phoned in.

News 8 received a photo via Report-It of people leaving the courthouse in downtown New Haven.

The scene has been deemed safe and people are now allowed back inside the building.

State Police are continuing their investigation into the bomb threat.

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