Bomb threat at Phoenix jail causes evacuations and lock down

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(Source: 3TV/CBS 5) (Source: 3TV/CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

A bomb threat at the Fourth Avenue jail in Phoenix caused evacuations Thursday morning.

According to MCSO, just after 7 a.m. the jail was put on lock down and all non-essential personnel were evacuated to due a bomb threat received by Phoenix police on the Fourth Avenue jail.

Phoenix police said they were made aware of the threat and their information led to a suspect who they say displayed mental health issues. Police confirmed that there was no actual threat. 

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