UPDATE: Bomb threat cleared at Pasco Truss, police still investigating

Pasco Police Investigate Bomb Threat

UPDATE: Local authorities confirm that the bomb threat at Pasco Truss is no longer active. Employees who were previously evacuated have been cleared to return to work. However, local authorities are still investigating the bomb threat.

PASCO, Wash. — The Pasco Police Department along with multiple other Tri-City agencies are investigating a bomb threat Tuesday morning near North Commercial Ave. and U.S. 12.

Sergeant Pruneda with the Pasco Police Department told KAPP-KVEW they received reports of a valid bomb threat Tuesday morning.

Authorities evacuated everyone from the area, and no injuries were reported, according to Sgt. Pruneda.

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Sergeant Pruneda says the Hanford Bomb Patrol has been called to investigate and use their bomb sniffing dogs to locate any potential devices.

There are no suspects at this time, according to Sgt. Pruneda.

At this time authorities can’t specify how the bomb threat was reported.

Sergeant Pruneda told KAPP-KVEW safety is the main priority at this point.

This is a developing story.


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