Multiple Bomb Threats At Camp Lejeune Trigger Evacuations


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A base spokeswoman says around 7:30 a.m., there was a bomb threat called in to the Provost Marshall’s Office from the Starbucks inside the largest Marine Corps Exchange on base.¬†Officials began precautionary steps and investigating. Bomb-detection¬†dogs worked the area. The area was also evacuated.

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WITN has the details…

Camp Lejeune has given the “all clear” after a part of the base was evacuated this morning.

A base spokeswoman says around 7:30 a.m., there was a bomb threat called in to the Provost Marshall’s Office from the Starbucks inside the largest Marine Corps Exchange on base.

Officials began precautionary steps and investigating. Bomb-detection
dogs worked the area. The area was also evacuated.



The base said 30 minutes later, another bomb threat was called in to a Dunkin’ Donuts on base, near the exchange.

Nothing was found in those searches and traffic is flowing again in that part of the base.


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According to Camp Lejeune’s Facebook page, the Camp Lejeune Provost Marshall Office is currently working an “incident” in the area of mainside Exchange/Commissary.

They say all personnel are being told to avoid the area at this time.

Colonel Best at the Public Affairs Office tells WITN around 7:30 this morning, there was a bomb threat called in to the PMO from the Starbucks inside the largest Marine Corps Exchange on base.

Officials began precautionary steps and investigating. Bomb-detection
dogs are working the area. The area has been evacuated.

Colonel Best said 30 minutes later, another bomb threat was called in to a Dunkin’ Donuts on base, near the exchange

We have a crew on scene and will bring you more info.





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