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YMCA/JCC members and staff evacuated after bomb threat

Federal authorities say they're investigating threats to Jewish centers nationwide on the same...
Federal authorities say they're investigating threats to Jewish centers nationwide on the same day the Anti-Defamation League announced "a series of bomb threats to Jewish community centers in at least 17 states." Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017(KCRG)
Published: Jan. 31, 2017 at 2:28 PM EST
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The YMCA released this statement:

"The Sylvania YMCA/JCC received a bomb threat late this morning. The Sylvania Township Police were notified and the building was evacuated. We are cooperating with authorities as they conduct their investigation. Our facilities have been cleared for reentry. Our top priority is the safety and well-being of our members, guests, and staff."

Sylvania Township's Police Chief Robert Boehme said the Joint Terrorism Task Force was also called in. Three bomb-sniffing dogs were deployed and the scene was cleared.

According to the Jewish Telegraphic Agency at least 11 threats were called into Jewish Community Centers across the country.