Middletown Shopping Plaza Evacuated

Monday, Dec 23, 2013  |  Updated 5:21 PM EDT
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Middletown Shopping Plaza Evacuated

NBC Connecticut

The East Main Street Shopping Plaza was briefly evacuated Monday afternoon after someone phoned in a threat against one of the stores.

The East Main Street Shopping Plaza in Middletown was evacuated on Monday after a threat.

According to police, someone called Stop & Shop in the plaza and made a threat against one of four stores in the shopping center.  Police did not specify which store the threat was made against.

Crews responded around 3:30 p.m. and evacuated the plaza at 416 East Main Street.

Police searched the plaza and did not find anything suspicious or unusual.

The plaza reopened around 5 p.m.

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