Vandiver Drive reopened after bomb threat

2 months 1 week 6 days ago Friday, September 07 2018 Sep 7, 2018 Friday, September 07, 2018 4:46:00 PM CDT September 07, 2018 in News
By: Stephanie Hamann, KOMU 8 Reporter & Brendon Baker, KOMU 8 Digital Producer
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COLUMBIA - Vandiver Drive reopened at approximately 3:50 p.m. Friday after Columbia Police determined a bomb threat in the area was a false alarm. 

People waited for updates outside after being evacuated from 555 Vandiver Drive, unable to go back inside or drive out of the parking lot. A city bus came and provided shelter for people wanting to stay dry. 

Law enforcement closed Vandiver Drive between Rangeline Street and Providence Road while investigating the threat.

A K-9 unit and Columbia Fire Department SUV were also on the scene.

People were able to go to their cars and drive home after police confirmed the threat was a false alarm.

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