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.