Police investigating telephone bomb threat at CNN offices

Police investigating telephone bomb threat at CNN offices

December 06, 2018 11:02 PM

Police are investigating a phoned bomb threat at a building housing CNN's offices in Manhattan.

Police said the threat was received at the Time Warner building at 25 Columbus Circle Thursday night.

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CNN said several fire alarm bells signaling an evacuation rang inside its newsroom shortly after 10:30 p.m.


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In a tweet, CNN's Brian Stelter said the office had been evacuated and that CNN was airing taped programming.

In October, the building was partially evacuated after a suspicious package containing a crude pipe bomb was delivered to the company.
 

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