NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — Norfolk police are investigating another bomb threat made toward the City of Norfolk Courthouse on St. Paul’s Boulevard.
Thursday’s came in around 10:50 a.m. and the area around the courthouse has been shut down. Vehicle and light rail traffic are being affected.
At 5:16 p.m., Norfolk police gave the all-clear. Police say roadways are back to normal operations.
There was also a bomb threat at the same courthouse last Friday around the same time. Police eventually gave the all clear around 1:20 p.m.
Thursday’s came just before the jury was given deliberation instructions in the murder trial of Michael Ebong, who’s accused of killing two women.
WAVY’s Bianca Holman is covering the trial and says Ebong had an outburst at the start of proceedings on Thursday and tried to plead his innocence to the jury.
Testimony in the trial wrapped up on Wednesday.
Look for more coverage coming up.