Truman Building cleared after afternoon bomb threat

4 years 3 months 4 weeks ago Wednesday, July 22 2015 Jul 22, 2015 Wednesday, July 22, 2015 3:39:00 PM CDT July 22, 2015 in News
By: Katie Grunik, KOMU 8 Digital Producer

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. 

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