HARRISBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania State Police Headquarters in Harrisburg was evacuated for a few hours due to a bomb threat on Monday.
According to a tweet from the State Police Department, the headquarters located in the 1800 block of Elmerton Ave. in Harrisburg received a threat and has been evacuated.
According to a Public Information Officer with the State Police, the department received a bomb threat, and troopers responded to the scene to assessing the situation.
It was closed off to traffic, and citizens are told to avoid the area.
After a search of the building with State Police and Pa. Capitol Police detection canines, no explosive or other dangerous devices were found, State Police said.
Personnel returned to the building around 3:45 p.m.
The investigation into the incident is ongoing.