UPDATE: All-clear given following bomb threat in downtown Tucson - Tucson News Now

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UPDATE: All-clear given following bomb threat in downtown Tucson

(Source: Gabriel Bustamante) (Source: Gabriel Bustamante)
TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

The all-clear was given around 12:45 p.m. after a bomb threat was called into a building in downtown Tucson Thursday morning, city police said.

Sgt. Kim Bay, spokeswoman for the Tucson Police Department, said the Pima County Services Building was evacuated and the threat affected traffic in the area starting at 11 a.m.

Bay said nothing was located by the bomb squad and everything should reopen soon.

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During the investigation, the TPD shut down North Stone Avenue, from Toole Avenue to Alameda Street, and Council Street, from Church to Stone.

Bay said the evacuation was done as a precautionary measure. The building, which has several floors, also houses the Justice Court.

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