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Bomb Threats Appear To Be Hoax, No Local Threats Reported

Decorah, Iowa – Police in many Iowa cities on Thursday responded to bomb threats that were quickly determined be non-credible. Ames Police Commander Geoff  Huff says the robo-emails or calls were mainly received by large shopping centers and businesses – and provided many Iowans with at least a brief scare.

 

The Winneshiek County Sheriff’s office tells us a local business received a threat from an email.  The threats appear to be a hoax as are similar to ones that have occurred nationwide.

The Chickasaw and Floyd County Sheriff’s department told us yesterday they haven’t received any notifications from local businesses about threats.

The F-B-I is investigating these emails and has established an electronic tip form, tips.fbi.gov.

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Chris Berg

Chris was born in Webster City and raised in Charles City. As a young kid, he would always be caught singing along to songs on the radio. He says he's good at karaoke but we think otherwise. ;) In his free time, he enjoys beginning new projects at home and hardly ever finishing them. Chris lives in Charles City with his wife Vicki, daughter Brynlee and son Jaxon.
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