Bomb threat at Albany Jewish Community Center
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The Albany Jewish Community Center (JCC) was evacuated Wednesday morning after a bomb threat. The threat was sent by email, according to the Albany Police Department.
Police were notified of the threat around 7 a.m. At approximately 8 a.m. Public Information Officer, Steve Smith said the building was being cleared by officers and K-9 units. He also said no further information was available.
People were allowed back into the building shortly thereafter. The JCC announced they would delay opening until 9 a.m. on Twitter.
This is a developing story. Check back with WNYT NewsChannel 13 for more coverage.
We’re currently investigating a bomb threat at the Albany JCC that was received via email. The safety of staff and clients is our top priority and the building has been evacuated. At this time officers and K-9’s are clearing the building. Will update when more info is available. pic.twitter.com/KhHVkHm4OK— Steve Smith (@APDSmith) May 4, 2022