Niagara Co. Courthouse evacuated due to threat

Posted at 3:38 PM, Aug 05, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-05 17:16:19-04

The Niagara County Courthouse was evacuated Friday as City of Lockport Police investigated a bomb threat at the building.

Police say that the bomb threat was phoned in. Residents were asked to avoid the area of the Courthouse on Hawley Street while the investigation was ongoing.

Police ended the shelter in place after concluding their investigation. There is no word on any arrests, but no explosive device was found.