Police investigate bomb threat at Bloomfield business

BLOOMFIELD, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating a bomb threat that was called in to a Bloomfield business on Monday morning.

Police say at around 6:47 a.m., officers responded to Jacob’s Vehicle Systems on East Dudley Town Road after receiving a call from security stating that someone called in a bomb threat. Security told police that an anonymous caller stated to them that “bombs would be going off within the hour.”

The building was then evacuated and officers set up a traffic perimeter to block off Old Iron Ore Road and East Dudley Town, which are adjacent to the business.

Fire, EMS services and the Hartford Bomb Squad also responded to the scene. The bomb squad technicians and Jacob’s Vehicle Systems personnel checked out the business and the surrounding area.

Police say no devices or suspicious packages were found.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information on the incident is urged to contact Bloomfield Police at (860)-242-5501.

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