Bomb Threat At Department Of Corrections, Probation And Parole

By on March 10, 2017 in WNDB News

Daytona Beach, FL – There was a bomb threat at the Department of Corrections, Probation and Parole on Thursday.

According to the Daytona Beach Police Department (DBPD), at approximately 4:04 PM, March 9, employees at the Department of Corrections, Probation and Parole (East), 1023 Mason Ave., received a call from an unknown male who asked if he had reached the Probation and Parole Office. Once the location was affirmed, he stated that there was a bomb in the building. He gave no other explanation.

Employees found an abandoned backpack in a hallway. The business and surrounding businesses were evacuated. The Volusia County Sheriff’s Office (VCSO) Bomb Squad responded and assisted. The backpack was examined by the Bomb Squad’s bomb robot and destroyed.

The building was deemed safe at 8:30 PM. Offices used by the Probation and Parole (West) were not affected by the incident.

Photos courtesy of VCSO and DBPD.

Photos courtesy of Kim Britten and Shutterstock.com,  VCSO and DBPD.

Copyright Southern Stone Communications 2017.

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