NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk police are investigating a bomb threat Friday at the City of Norfolk Courthouse on St. Paul’s Boulevard.
Police blocked off St. Paul’s near the courthouse, was eventually evacuated. Some, including WAVY reporter Lauryn Moss, had been asked to shelter in place.
At 1:22 p.m., Norfolk police gave the all clear. Circuit Court activities were set to resume, but General District Court and Juvenile and Domestic Relations Court will close for the rest of the day.
The Tide Light Rail temporarily ceased service between EVMC/Ft. Norfolk and NSU stations. Bus shuttles were being provided. Click here for updates on transit service impacted by the police activity.
Friday’s docket at court includes the jury trial for Rashad Dooley, one of four men accused of killing former ODU student Chris Cummings.
Dooley’s trial started earlier this week.