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Bomb Threat in Downtown Monterey

Bomb Threat in Downtown Monterey

Munras, Webster, Pearl, Washington Streets and other Downtown Areas Evacuated

Thursday, September 26, 2013/Categories: News Releases, General, News or Events, General

On 9-26-13 at approximately 1247 hours, Monterey Police Department responded to a robbery at the Bank of America located at 200 East Franklin. Officers subsequently located and took a suspect into custody at Munras and Webster. A suspicious device was found and isolated at that location. A second suspicious device was subsequently located in the area of Pearl and Washington. Businesses and streets surrounding the area of those two intersections have been closed and evacuated pending response from the bomb squad. At this point the investigation is ongoing.

The City of Monterey Emergency Operations Center has been activated.  Media inquiries may be directed to Kim Bui-Burton at 646-3970.

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