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The Pohanka Nissan car dealership in Salisbury was hit with a bomb threat yesterday.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that Maryland State Police said they were alerted of a phone call which said a bomb had been placed in an undisclosed location.

The Wicomico County Sheriff’s Office and the Delmar Police Department checked for an explosive device but found none.

Authorities believe the threat was a robocall and closed out the case.

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. (AP) - Police in northern Virginia say someone set of fireworks in an elevator and left sheets of paper with the word "bomb" at a building that includes an abortion clinic.

Falls Church police say they were called to the building on two separate occasions on Thursday. In the morning, people reported smoke and an explosion, and investigators found exploded fireworks in an elevator. No one was injured and people were allowed back in the building.

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A bomb threat was called into the Target store in Brandywine Hundred yesterday afternoon.

The call was made around 1:30 p.m. which claimed that a bomb was inside the store.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that the caller demanded an unknown amount of cash or the device would be detonated.

The paper reports that the store was evacuated but authorities found nothing suspicious.

The store was reopened at 4 p.m.

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Crisfield High School and Academy will be open today after a bomb threat shutdown the facility yesterday.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that county school officials said a phone call was received around 10 a.m. yesterday morning.

The Crisfield police searched the building for around two hours.

During that time the students were sent to sit on the bleachers.

Eventually parents were told to pick them up.

Crisfield High School and Academy has been evacuated after receiving a bomb threat.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that the Somerset County Public Schools got a phone call around 10 a.m. after which students were gathered on the bleachers while police searched the facility.

In the 11 o'clock hour parents were notified that they should pick up their children.

The Crisfield police are investigating the incident and authorities say an announcement will be made later today when the school will be reopened. 

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This week the Seigel Jewish Community Center in Wilmington was evacuated after it received a bomb threat that was part of a nationwide set of threats on Jewish sites.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that the call came in just before noon on Monday and that the threat was just one of at least 15 in 9 states.

A search was conducted of the facility that also included the Jewish Federation of Delaware, the K-5 Albert Einstein Academy and Jewish Family Services of Delaware.

No explosives were found at the Wilmington facility or other sites.

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WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) - A Milltown-area high school was evacuated after authorities say a bomb threat was found written inside a restroom.

The Wilmington News Journal Delaware State Police spokesman Master Cpl. Jeffrey Hale says the written threated was discovered on a wall of a second-floor bathroom at St. Mark's High School on Thursday morning.

Hale says the threat advised there were several bombs inside the building.

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Two high school students have been arrested in a bomb threat made against Smyrna High School.

An employee reported an email that said there were bombs inside the school and in vehicles in the parking lot.

The facility was evacuated on Monday as local authorities searched the grounds but found no devices.

Corporal Brian Donner with the Smyrna Police Department said that the incident involved a 14 year old boy and 15 year old girl.

WBOC says they have been charged with felony terroristic threat and conspiracy.

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A bomb threat forced the evacuation of Smyrna High School yesterday.

Students boarded buses to go home while staff and those students who do not use the bus were sent to the middle school.

The Wilmington News Journal reports that police search the buildings and found no threat allowing the facility to be deemed safe.

The bomb threat forced the closure of Duck Creek Parkway that stretches from the high school to the middle school.


A 13-year old has been charged in the bomb threats made against Laurel Middle and Laurel High schools.

The Salisbury Daily Times reports that Laurel Police were able to track down the phone call and took the suspect into custody while the evacuation was taking place.

The bomb threat this week is just one of a series that have hit the public school systems in Delaware, Maryland and Virginia.

The Daily Times reports that the male suspect in juvenile court and allowed to stay with his grandmother.