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Cass County courthouse reopens following bomb threat

Photo courtesy Rebecca Shrode

CASS COUNTY, Mich. -- The Cass County Courthouse and the County Building were both evacuated Friday morning after someone called in a bomb threat to 911 around 8:45 a.m.

Cass County Central Dispatch received two calls saying that a bomb had been placed in the Cass County Courthouse. 

Cass County Courthouse and the County Building were both evacuated due to this apparent threat.

Deputies did a search of the buildings with the K-9 assistance and did not find any evidence of a bomb.

The courthouse reopened around 11:45 a.m.

Deputies and detectives from the Cass County Sheriff’s Office are currently following up leads to identify the calling suspect. 

Assisting at the scene were Cass County Drug Enforcement Team, Cassopolis Village Police and Michigan State Police.

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