UPDATE: Kamloops Law Courts reopened following bomb threat
The Kamloops Law Courts were evacuated following a bomb threat this morning, April 25, 2016.
(BRENDAN KERGIN /InfoTel Multimedia)
April 25, 2016 - 11:38 AM
KAMLOOPS - The Kamloops Law Courts have reopened following an evacuation due to a bomb threat this morning.
The threat was phoned in around 8:50 a.m., April 25, Kamloops RCMP Cpl. Jodi Shelkie says. The caller said a device at the courthouse was set to go off.
RCMP swept the building and a bomb-sniffing dog was brought in to search the building. No explosives were located and the building reopened around 11:20 a.m.
Officers believe the call may have been made locally, Shelkie says, but officers are still investigating.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call RCMP at 250-828-3000 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
— This story was updated at 11:35 a.m., Monday, April 25, 2016, to say no explosives were found and the building had reopened.
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