UPDATE 1:00 p.m. All suspicious items have been checked and are not a threat. Out of an abundance of caution dogs trained in explosive detection are clearing the area. When the area is officially clear we will let everyone know.
At 11:10 a.m. on 4/8 a Mandatory Shelter In Place Order has been issued for the area(s) of area surrounding the Pearl Street Mall due to a Bomb Threat. Take the following protective actions immediately: if inside shelter in place, all pedestrians outside evacuate the area immediately.
We have NOT confirmed the bomb threat on the Pearl Street Mall but are asking people to take these precautions while we check out the area and investigate. As soon as we have additional information to release we will update everyone.