Maryland

MSP: Troopers searched Salisbury dealership after reported bomb threat; no bomb found

SALISBURY, Md. - Authorities searched for a bomb, after they say troopers were notified about a reported threat of placing a bomb at a local vehicle dealership, in Salisbury. No bomb was apparently found.

Maryland State Police say on Tuesday, around 9:15 AM, the MSP Salisbury Barrack was alerted to a reported bomb threat in an undisclosed location at Pohanka's Nissan dealership, on North Salisbury Boulevard.

According to the report troopers were assisted by the Wicomico County Sheriff's Office and the Delmar Police Department in responding to Pohanka Nissan for the explosive device. Several bomb detection K-9's were used during the search. Authorities report that no explosive device was found.

Law enforcement believes the call was generated from a computer and was referred to as a robo-call.

MSP reports that this case is closed.


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