Navy base in Maryland on lockdown after threats of bomb

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Posted at 10:33 AM, Oct 20, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-20 10:33:36-04

BETHESDA, Md. - A Navy installation in Maryland is currently on lockdown as officials investigate a bomb threat.

Naval Support Activity Bethesda officials tweeted Wednesday morning that the base was put under lockdown after a bomb threat to Building 10 and an active shooter threat was reported.

Around 8:45 a.m., they received a phone call from an anonymous source about the bomb threat. All gates are now closed to non-emergency traffic and the public has been asked to avoid the area.

Officials say at this time there is no indication of an active shooter on the installation, however, a bomb threat is still under investigation. A lockdown also remains in place.

Stay with News 3 for details.