Bomb threat received at Christiansburg clinic; scene cleared by police

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CHRISTIANSBURG, Va. (WFXR) — The Christiansburg police department are investigating a bomb threat received by a health clinic this morning.

According to police, Carilion Clinic Family Medicine, located at 205 Roanoke St., received a bomb threat at about 9:03 a.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 9, over the telephone.

The clinic evacuated and police officers and K-9 units cleared the parking lot and building. Law enforcement walked through the area and found no evidence of a bomb.

Virginia State police investigated VelocityCare which has one digit removed from Carilion Clinic’s telephone number. No evidence was found of a bomb or a suspicious item.


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