Hampton courthouses cleared after bomb threat

Posted at 10:42 AM, May 02, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-02 13:02:58-04

HAMPTON, Va. – A bomb threat prompted evacuations at the Hampton courthouse buildings on Tuesday morning.

Hampton Police tweeted they were investigating the bomb threat in the 200 block of North King Street around 10:30 a.m.

Traffic was blocked in the area for over an hour and people were evacuated from the buildings while authorities investigated the threats.

The scene was cleared around 11:45 a.m.