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Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Towson Target

Posted at 6:44 PM, Feb 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 09:38:42-05

TOWSON, Md. (WMAR) — Baltimore County Police are continuing to investigate, after a bomb threat prompted the evacuation of a Target store on Monday.

Officials say the threat was made over the phone just before 6 p.m. at the Target located inside the Towson Place shopping center on Putty Hill Avenue. The caller indicated an incendiary device was inside the building, causing a precautionary evacuation.

According to police, a building search found nothing suspicious, and no injuries were reported.

The store re-opened later Monday night, after police determined it was safe to go inside.