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Connecticut Synagogue Evacuated After Receiving Multiple Bomb Threats

Police are investigating after a Bridgeport synagogue received multiple bombs threats Friday.

Bridgeport Police say they received two bomb threat from a male caller at approximately 2:11 p.m. directed at Congregation B’nai Israel located at 2710 Park Ave.

According to officials, adults and children were safely evacuated from the building.

Bridgeport Police and Fire have secured the scene and have requested a bomb dog.

Officials say they will investigate and clear the building as a precautionary measure.

The synagogue posted a video on Facebook Thursday remembering the tragedy at Tree of Life in Pittsburgh last year.

Congregation B’nai Israel invited the public to join them Friday evening at 6 p.m. to #ShowUpForShabbat and reflect on the Pittsburgh shootings.

Source: https://fox61.com/2019/10/25/breaking-bridgeport-synagogue-evacuated-after-receiving-multiple-bomb-threats/