Downtown bomb threat closes multiple streets
Posted on Thursday, August 20th, 2020
ST. LOUIS, MO – Investigators closed multiple streets in the downtown area Wednesday afternoon as they investigated a possible bomb threat, according to Fox 2 Now.
A suspicious package was reported to authorities in the 1400 block of Olive Street, leading to the deployment of robotic units from the Bomb and Arson Team. Multiple officials were witnessed sweeping the area to investigate the threat.
The package was determined to not be a bomb by the team, and the roadblocks were removed.
Traffic was closed for an unspecified amount of time while the team performed the sweep.
An investigation into the incident is ongoing at this time.
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