Update 12:30 p.m.: The Riverside Hall of Justice in downtown Riverside was evacuated today in response to a bomb scare. Court personnel, jurors, attorneys and others were ordered out of the six-story structure about 10:30 a.m. after a report of a possible hazardous device on the premises, according to police.
A 300-foot perimeter was established around the building as a safety precaution.
Details about the alleged threat were not immediately available.
On Jan. 19, the entire downtown court complex, comprising three buildings, was evacuated after an unidentified man phoned in a bomb threat. No explosives were found after an hours-long search.
*Contributed by City News Service
Original: The downtown Riverside Hall of Justice courthouse has been evacuated due to an apparent bomb threat, it has been reported.
The building was evacuated at 10:30 a.m.
There are no injuries reported at this time.
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