Bomb threat causes evacuation at Arlington National Cemetery

Posted at 11:55 AM, Aug 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-22 12:51:46-04

ARLINGTON, Va. – Arlington National Cemetery has been evacuated following a bomb threat.

All visitors, families and employees were evacuated safely from public buildings and work areas while police investigated the threat.

According to a tweet by the cemetery at 12 p.m., the cemetery will be closed Wednesday, but remains open for conducting funeral services.