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All-Clear Given After Bomb Threat Closes Streets In Bridgeport

Bridgeport Police have reportedly started reopening streets after a bomb threat in the area of Boston Avenue, according to the Connecticut Post.
Bridgeport Police have reportedly started reopening streets after a bomb threat in the area of Boston Avenue, according to the Connecticut Post. Photo Credit: File

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — A bomb threat that closed down streets near Boston Avenue in Bridgeport and forced the evacuation of an apartment building has been resolved, with residents given the all-clear to return to their homes, according to the Connecticut Post.

Police began reopening the roads and allowing people back to their apartments just after 3 p.m., the Connecticut Post reported. A bomb squad from the Connecticut State Police had been called in after a device was found in a building on Boston Avenue, according to the Connecticut Post.

Related story: Streets closed in Bridgeport following bomb threat

Roads near Boston Avenue and Palisades Avenue were closed off and people were told to avoid the area while police investigated the threat, according to the Connecticut Post. Several schools were also placed on lockdown during the incident, according to the Connecticut Post.

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