Bomb threat shuts down courthouse

By EMILY WEAVER
Managing editor
Posted 10/6/21

The Harnett County Courthouse was evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to a bomb threat.

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Bomb threat shuts down courthouse

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The Harnett County Courthouse was evacuated Wednesday afternoon due to a bomb threat.

A heavy law enforcement presence remained at the site through the afternoon.

The Harnett County Sheriff’s Office responded, along with military police and bomb-sniffing K9s from Fort Bragg’s Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit and a state capital K9.

HCSO Maj. Aaron Meredith said they almost completed their search of the premises at 4:25 p.m. No explosives were found as of 4:30 p.m.

The scene was cleared of any threat and law enforcement presence as of 5 p.m.

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