Bogus ‘bomb threat’ prompts evacuations in Hollywood

Several law enforcement agencies were dealing with a “bomb threat” on Tuesday at the City College in Hollywood, police said.

The Broward Sheriff’s Office bomb squad responded to the City College building, at 6565 Taft St., to investigate a suspicious device, according to the Hollywood Police Department.

Law enforcement personnel responded to a bomb threat on Tuesday in Hollywood.

A BSO dog checked mailboxes. A man wearing an FBI bulletproof jacket arrived. Hollywood police officers evacuated neighboring businesses as a safety precaution.

According to dispatch audio, a bag had a suspicious timer that was in a room on the building’s second floor. A department spokesperson didn’t confirm the detail.

Police officers responded to a bomb threat on Tuesday in Hollywood.

This is a developing story. Local 10 News Photojournalist David Silver contributed to this report.


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