SPD: JC Penney given all-clear after bomb threat

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SAVANNAH, Ga. (WSAV) – Police evacuated the JC Penney at Oglethorpe Mall for a short time Friday afternoon to investigate a bomb threat.

According to the Savannah Police Department (SPD), a threat to the store’s women section prompted the response. A K-9 unit was brought to the scene to aid in the investigation.

Just before 2:30 p.m., the store was given the all-clear, according to SPD. Customers have been able to return to shopping.

No other stores in the mall were evacuated Friday.

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