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Bomb threat shutters court

03-13-13 Courthouse bomb threat

The Perry Police Department (PPD) is following leads in an investigation of a bomb threat that triggered the evacuation of the Taylor County Courthouse Monday morning, March 11.

More than 100 courthouse employees and individuals slated to appear in court proceedings scheduled for 9 a.m. gathered in a nearby public parking lot to await word of the building being cleared.

PHOTO: Judge Greg Parker, left, and Sheriff L.E. “Bummy” Williams address evacuees Monday morning.

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