December 19, 2014
Lawrence Berkeley lab evacuated over bomb threat
EMERYVILLE, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have evacuated an Emeryville office building used by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory after a reported bomb threat.
The San Francisco Chronicle reports that the threat was reported around 7 a.m. Wednesday. The University of California, Berkeley runs the lab under a contract with the federal government.
The lab's main campus is in Berkeley.
UC Berkeley police Lt. Eric Tejada tells the Chronicle police have called in bomb-sniffing dogs.
No additional information was immediately available.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or firstname.lastname@example.org.