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Third Bomb Threat Made at West Long Branch Shopping Center

Last two threats were unfounded

The West Long Branch Police are investigating yet another bomb threat at the Consumer Centre in the borough; the third in the last two weeks.

The Consumer Centre, at 310 Highway 36, has been evacuated as a precaution and emergency crews are conducting an investigation, according to a Nixle message from the West Long Branch Police.

A bomb threat was called in to a 911 operator on Sunday afternoon and another was made on Sunday, Feb. 10. Both times, a man said there was a bomb at Buy Buy Baby, one of the stores located in the Consumer Centre.

Both incidents were determined to be unfounded after police investigated the stores with bomb-sniffing dogs.

The West Long Branch Police say they are investigating the prior incidents to see if they are related.

"We are grateful for patience and cooperation during these types of incidents," the Nixle message states. "Investigations are underway into the prior two incidents and anyone with pertinent information is asked to call the West Long Branch Police Detective Bureau at 732-229-5000."

ann marie houlis February 18, 2013 at 04:56 PM
this is sick,,,its bad enough whats happening around this area and some idiot has nothing better to do then cause havic and people to loose work.....i think its either a discrumpled employee or someone from lowes....
Christina Werner February 18, 2013 at 05:47 PM
Someone is mad.....
beachlover February 18, 2013 at 07:39 PM
Who is this wingnut? And why Buy Buy Baby? That store just opened. Maybe it's someone from Baby's are Us? LOL
JerseyGirlLynette February 19, 2013 at 07:58 PM
Or maybe it's somebody that they didn't hire and they are mad as he'll. LMAO

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