Bomb threat forces evacuations of courthouse, administration building in downtown Bradenton

Bomb threat at Manatee County Courthouse

BRADENTON, Fla. (WWSB) - A bomb threat on Monday forced the evacuation of multiple buildings in downtown Bradenton.

The sheriff’s office says someone called in a bomb threat to the Manatee County Courthouse. The courthouse as well as the Judicial Center and County Administration buildings were evacuated as the bomb squad checked all three facilities.

Deputies say nothing suspicious was found and the all clear was given after about an hour.

This incident remains under investigation.

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