Bomb threat closes courthouse

SUNBURY — Threats led a  local courthouse to close early today.  According to Northumberland County Chief Clerk Gary Steffen, the Northumberland County courthouse closed by 3:00p.m. following a bomb threat.


The building was evacuated Friday afternoon.  A search of the building was conducted by officers of the Northumberland County Sheriff’s Department, as well as a bomb detecting K-9 from Union County.  No suspicious items were located.  Sunbury Police continue to investigate.  (Codi Jade)




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