State Police investigating reported bomb threat in Willington

WILLINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police are investigating a reported bomb threat at a rest area in Willington.

According to police, around 2:45 p.m. a bomb threat was called in at the Willington/Robert Fernald Willington Travel Center off Interstate 84.

Employees at the rest stop made the decision to evacuate the building with the help of troopers.

A K-9 team searched the area but was unable to find anything suspicious.

Police say they will continue to investigate.

News 8 will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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