Threat Evacuates Amazon Facility in Carteret

Middlesex County authorities evacuated a building filled with Amazon employees due to a threat made Monday afternoon.

According to a brief statement made by police, as a precautionary measure, law enforcement authorities have evacuated the Amazon facility off of exit 12 on Industrial Highway in Carteret’s industrial district after they received a threat.

The Middlesex County Sheriffs Department is on the scene with bomb-sniffing K-9s. Authorities would not say if the threat was made to the facility.

Police say no further information is being released at this time.

Officials say all threats are taken seriously and are investigated to the fullest.