UPDATE: Portsmouth courthouse, sheriff’s office reopen after bomb threat

Posted at 9:38 AM, Aug 06, 2014
and last updated 2014-08-06 13:02:21-04

Portsmouth, Va. – A bomb threat was reported in the 1300 block of Court Street in Portsmouth around 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The court complex and the sheriff’s office were both evacuated and searched by two bomb sniffing dogs.

The buildings have since reopened.

NewsChannel 3 is working to gather more information; check back on for updates.