UPDATED: Police Responding to Bomb Threat at Framingham Public Works

Originally posted at 1:33 p.m. Last updated at 4:02 p.m.

FRAMINGHAM – Massachusetts State Police and Framingham Police responded to a report of a bomb threat at Framingham Department of Public Works, today just after 1:20 p.m.

Report has the threat coming via email to DPW offices at 100 Western Avenue, according to employees who contacted SOURCE.

The building was evacuated as a precaution, according to employees.

Framingham Fire was also on the scene, as was Massachusetts State Police with a bomb-sniffing dog. Nothing was found.

The State Police Tweeted there were multiple bomb threats within the Commonwealth and across the nation.

“MSP and partner agencies on federal and local levels are conducting risk assessment procedures regarding the threats and will determine appropriate responses,” state police said on Twitter. “NO indications of any explosives located or detonated to this point. We will continue to communicate info when available.”

Framingham Police Lt. Patricia Grigas said the Framingham threat was related to the bomb threats made nationally demanding bitcoins.

 

Framingham Source Editor Susan Petroni

Susan Petroni Framingham Source Editor Email: editor@FraminghamSource.com Phone: 508-315-7176

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