May 10, 2016 - 10:03 AM
PENTICTON - A bomb threat came was issued in an unusual way last week.
A threatening note was discovered in the Penticton Library’s book return at 9 a.m. on Saturday, May 7, RCMP media spokesperson Cpl. Ted Manchulenko says.
"Find the bomb by 2 p.m. at these locations,” the note read.
Manchulenko says the note pointed police in the direction of three businesses, which suffered some disruption as a result of extensive searches for explosive devices.
Nothing was found by the 2 p.m. deadline, and no explosions took place.
Police are calling the incident a hoax and the forensic investigation team continues to investigate the incident.
Manchulenko says public safety was not compromised during the incident, which police took very seriously.
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