Another bomb threat leads to evacuation of Hampton courts


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — Hampton police are investigating another bomb threat made to the city’s courthouses.

Tuesday’s was made to the Hampton Juvenile Domestic and Relations Court and all three courthouses were evacuated.. The call for the bomb threat came in just before 8 a.m.

N. King Street and surrounding streets were closed as a precaution, but later reopened along with the courthouses.

Police said a sweep was conducted and the all clear was given. Normal operations resumed just after 10 a.m.

There’s no suspect information at this time, but anyone with tips are asked to call the Hampton Police Division at 757–727–6111 or the Crime Line at 1–888-LOCK-U-UP. 

This is the fifth bomb threat called into the courthouses this year, and second in the past month. No arrests have been made.

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