Scott Air Force Base Deals with Bomb Threat

Kevin Killeen

SCOTT AIR FORE BASE, ILL–(KMOX)–Military officials have given the “all clear” after a bomb threat forced the evacuation of several buildings.

Air Force police arrested a woman who is a former employee of the 375th Medical Group’s clinic building. The facility and some nearby buildings were evacuated and a 500-foot area was cordoned off, as a precaution after the threat was received around one o’clock Friday afternoon.

Officials searched the buildings and determined there was no bomb, according to 2nd Lt. Korey Fratini.

There’s no information being released on who the woman is or whether she was a civilian or military employee.

Copyright KMOX.

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