Truman Building cleared after afternoon bomb threat
JEFFERSON CITY - The Department of Public Safety cleared the Truman Building from a bomb threat Wednesday afternoon.
The Missouri Department of Public safety said the bomb threat was phoned in around 1:30 p.m. Employees were instructed to evacuate the building as a precautionary measure shortly after.
The Truman Building houses state offices for the Office of Administration, Department of Revenue, Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration, Department of Economic Development, and several statewide elected officials.
A K-9 unit swept the building and cleared it. State employees returned to work around 3:15 p.m. Wednesday.