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Responders answer explosive device call

Thursday, November 1, 2018 by Susan Bryant sbryant@tnonline.com in Police Log

Upper Macungie Township police, Trexlertown and Upper Macungie Township firefighters, and Cetronia Ambulance Corps personnel responded 12:54 p.m. Oct. 30 for a report of a bomb threat at Lineage Logistics, 7132 Ruppsville Road, Upper Macungie.

When police arrived, they were advised graffiti had been written on a bathroom stall saying an individual had an explosive device.

The building was evacuated as a precaution and a search was conducted by K-9 units from Upper Macungie and South Whitehall police departments and the cities of Bethlehem and Allentown police departments.

No suspicious packages or items were found during the search.

The facility was reopened at approximately 4:29 p.m.

Police say specific details regarding the content of the threats are not being released at this time.

This case remains under investigation.

Anyone with information about this bomb threat is asked to contact police at 484-661-5911 or use the anonymous tip/text line at 484-273-0336.