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UPDATE: Tucson JCC given all-clear after 2nd bomb threat in 2 weeks

"We are working another bomb threat," Tucson Police Department spokesman Sgt. Pete Dugan said. (Source: KOLD News 13) "We are working another bomb threat," Tucson Police Department spokesman Sgt. Pete Dugan said. (Source: KOLD News 13)
The Jewish Community Center sent this aleft on Friday afternoon. (Source: KOLD News 13) The Jewish Community Center sent this aleft on Friday afternoon. (Source: KOLD News 13)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The Jewish Community Center issued a "shelter in place" alert because of a bomb threat on Friday afternoon, March 10.

The threat arrived in an email to the center's CEO Todd Rockoff just before 2 p.m.

The all clear came at about 3:30 p.m.

Tucson Police Department spokesman Sgt. Pete Dugan said, "We are working another bomb threat."

This threat comes less than two weeks after the JCC had to respond to another threat on Feb. 28. Police do not know if the two threats are related.

READ MORE: Lockdown at Tucson JCC lifted after bomb threat

The bomb squad was called to the scene. Bomb-sniffing dogs are being used to search the area.

The JCC alert on Friday asked that people stay away from the facility.

In Nevada, the Jewish Community Center of Southern Nevada also received a threat on Friday afternoon. There is no official determination about whether these incidents are related.

READ MORE: Las Vegas Jewish community center deemed safe after threat

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