Bomb Threat Phoned in to New Haven City Hall

New Haven police are investigating after a bomb threat was phoned in to City Hall Tuesday evening.

City spokesman Laurence Grotheer confirmed that police and fire responded to investigate the threat around 4:30 p.m., and the building was evacuated as a precaution. The bomb squad did a sweep and the all clear was given shortly after 6 p.m. 

There was no evidence that it was a credible threat, Grotheer said.

The roads were shut down in the area while police investigated. City Hall is located at 165 Church Street.

The incident remains under investigation.

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