Tuesday, November 27, 2012

No Bomb Found in Downtown Search

Posted By on Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 11:01 AM

At 8:30 a.m., the Memphis Police Department received an anonymous tip that someone was planning to blow up the Criminal Justice Center at 201 Poplar, the Federal Building at 167 N. Main, and the main US Post Office at 555 S. Third.

The US Post Office and the Federal Building were evacuated while the locations, including 201 Poplar, were searched. No bombs have been located, according to the latest information from the Memphis Police Department.

The Memphis Area Transit Authority evacuated all trolleys at 9 a.m. Spokesperson Alison Burton said trolley service resumed around 11:30 a.m.

The Federal Building was among those threatened with a bomb scare this morning.
  • The Federal Building was among those threatened with a bomb scare this morning.


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