Bomb threat

A bomb threat cleared an area of downtown Prince George today.

  • Apr. 18, 2013 5:00 p.m.

A bomb threat cleared an area of downtown Prince George today.

At 8:30 a.m., RCMP responded to a 9-1-1 call of a bomb in a bank in the 400 block of Victoria Street.

Businesses within a one block radius were evacuated and the roads were closed while a police service dog searched the building for explosives.

No explosives were found and at 12:15 p.m., people and traffic were allowed to return to the area.

RCMP are now investigating to try and determine the person or persons responsible.

If you have any information about this serious Criminal offence, please contact the Prince George RCMP at (250)561-3300 or anonymously contact Crime Stoppers at 1(800)222-8477, online at www.pgcrimestoppers.bc.ca (English only), or Text-A-Tip to CRIMES (274637) using keyword “pgtips”.