Some local roads are blocked off and a heavy police presence has been reported in downtown Evanston Monday after a bomb threat was called into a Whole Foods grocery store, Evanston officials said.
According to a tweet sent at 12:16 p.m. from the Evanston Police Department, a threat was called into a “local business” located at Church Street and Chicago Avenue in downtown Evanston.
Employees and patrons have been evacuated, officials said.
“Heavy police presence on scene as we work to investigate,” the tweet continues. “Avoid the area. Updates to follow.”
According to police, several roads were closed in the area as a result of the police activity.
Around 12:45 p.m. the Evanston Police Department tweeted…
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