Investigation Underway Into Continental Tire Bomb Threat

Investigation Underway Into Continental Tire Bomb Threat

MT. VERNON – A bomb threat early Saturday morning reportedly resulted in the evacuation of Continental Tire in Mt. Vernon.

According to Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Bullard, around 6:43 a.m., a note was found indicating a bomb threat. The Secretary of State Bomb Squad responded and searched the facility for approximately four hours before workers allowed back into the building when no bomb was located.

The threat is currently under investigation.

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