Update: Employees return to County Courts building after bomb threat evacuation
Posted: 07/26/2012 at 10:00 am
By: Truth Staff
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An Elkhart city police car is parked outside the Elkhart County Courthouse 7/26/2012 as Elkhart and Elkhart County police respond to a bomb threat in the building. The call reporting the threat came in around 9:15 am. (Truth Photo By Angelle Barbazon)
Elkhart County Courthouse visitors and employees wait in the rain as the building is searched in response to a bomb threat 7/26/2012. City and county police are responding to the threat that came in around 9:15 am. (Truth Photo By Angelle Barbazon)
10:05 a.m. - ELKHART — The Elkhart County Courts Building has been evacuated due to a bomb threat.
The threat was received around 9:15 a.m. this morning, July 26, according to dispatchers for Elkhart and Elkhart County.
More than 50 employees are outside the building.
Officers from Elkhart Police Department and the Elkhart County Sheriff’s Department are at the scene at 315 S. Second St., Elkhart.
Officers are searching the building, but have not found a bomb, according to dispatchers.