Bomb Threat At Annapolis Courthouse Forced Evacuation: Police


The Annapolis Police Department said it assisted the Maryland Capitol Police with investigating a Monday bomb threat at the Robert F. Sweeney District Court Building. The Annapolis courthouse is pictured above on a different day. (Jacob Baumgart/Patch)

ANNAPOLIS, MD - A bomb threat forced an Annapolis courthouse to evacuate Monday afternoon, police said.

Officers searched the building and found no threats.

Authorities said the threat was reported at 12:36 p.m. at Annapolis District Court, located at 251 Rowe Blvd.

The Annapolis Police Department told Patch it was called to assist the Maryland Capitol Police.

Officers secured a perimeter. The Capitol Police searched the inside and outside of the courthouse with the help of K-9s.

Authorities cleared the building for re-entry at 1:30 p.m.

This map shows where the courthouse is located.

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