Bomb Threat Downtown Roanoke

UPDATE @ 1:32PM - Police investigated a bomb threat at the SunTrust bank in downtown Roanoke this morning.  The call came in around 10:22 a.m.  

Officers determined that the threat was made by a customer over the phone to an employee at the bank. 

According to officials, bank employees pulled the fire alarm to evacuate he entire building as a precaution. 

Additional information on the story HERE from ABC-13 WSET. 

UPDATE @ 12:51PM - An "all clear" has been given and Roanoke Police say there is no immediate threat. 


A number downtown Roanoke streets blocked and the Sun Trust building has been evacuated while police investigate a reported bomb threat.

Portions of Jefferson Street, Franklin Road, Church Avenue, and Williamson Road will be closed while the threat is investigated, Cline said.

This is a developing story, refresh for updates.



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