The Mecklenburg County courthouse was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after a bomb threat, according to the Mecklenburg County Sheriff’s Office.
Deputies gave the “all clear” shortly after 2 p.m., and people were allowed back into the courthouse.
At that time, police were still working to determine if the threat was credible, according to Observer news partner WBTV
The sheriff’s office was at the scene with a K-9 unit to do a search of the area.
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Officials closed Fourth Street between McDowell and Davidson streets during the search, WSOC reported.