Officials Respond to Bomb Threat at Dudley District Court

Local and state officials responded to a bomb threat at the Dudley District Court in Dudley, Massachusetts on Friday morning.

A phone call originally came into the Framingham State Police Call Center around 7:45 a.m. warning of a possible suspicious device at the court on West Main Street.

The building was evacuated and searched by emergency responders, court officials and members of the Massachusetts State Police and Worcester Police Department Bomb Squads. Federal officials from Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives were also called in.

After the search was conducted and nothing suspicious was found, the court reopened just before 11 a.m.

While nothing suspicious was found, the matter remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Dudley Police Department at 508-943-4411.

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