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Police Evacuate Health Center in Newark's Ironbound Due to Bomb Threat


Newark Police are investigating a bomb threat that occurred in a building in the city Friday morning.

According to police officials, police and firefighters were called to a St. James Health Center in the 200 block of Lafayette Street on reports of a bomb threat.

Police said that the Health Center was evacuated as a precaution but they found no unusual or suspicious activity after searching the building.

Newark Police are conducting an active investigation into this call, and are asking anyone with information to call: 1-877-NWK-TIPS.”