Customers and employees were evacuated from the Target in Newington on Thursday afternoon after a bomb threat was made.
The store on the Berlin Turnpike was evacuated around 1:45 p.m.
Police said the store manager had received the threat via telephone.
The Target Store on the Berlin Tpke has been evacuated after a bomb threat was received. The store is being searched at this time.— Newington CT Police (@NewingtonPolice) March 23, 2017
Police searched the store and a little after 3 p.m. gave the "all clear." Nothing suspicious was located.
All clear at the Target Store on the Berlin Tpke.— Newington CT Police (@NewingtonPolice) March 23, 2017
No further details were immediately available.
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