Highway in Leavenworth Reopened After Perceived Bomb Threat | Washington News

0
73

[ad_1]

LEAVENWORTH, Wash. (AP) — Part of a highway in Washington state has reopened after it was closed Thursday in both directions because of a bomb threat, authorities said.

Chelan County emergency officials said dispatchers received the threat at 4:53 p.m. Thursday, prompting the partial closure of U.S. Highway 2 in the central Washington mountain town of Leavenworth.

At about 8:15 p.m. responders from multiple local agencies secured the perimeter. No devices were found, authorities said.

No further information about the threat was released.

Leavenworth is in the Cascade Mountains east of Seattle.

Political Cartoons

?url=http%3A%2F%2Fmedia.beam.usnews.com%2Fda%2Fc9%2F0edbe44e4c9d9bcb195809af2433%2Fsbr032422dapc

Copyright 2022 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

[ad_2]

Source link

Advertisement