Elkhart County Administration Building closed after email bomb threat

The Elkhart County Administration Building on N. Second Street was evacuated Thursday afternoon after a bomb threat was received by email.

Once the building was evacuated, the Elkhart County Sheriff's Department and Indiana State Police K9 unit searched the building for suspicious packages and possible devices.

After checking the interior and exterior of the building, nothing was located.

The sheriff's department sways those who make false reports face up to 2 1/2 years in jail.

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