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Bomb Threat Evacuates Juvenile Detention Center In Murfreesboro

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MURFREESBORO, Tenn. – A bomb threat evacuated the Juvenile Detention Center in Murfreesboro on Tuesday morning.

The threat was called in around 8:40 a.m. Tuesday at the building on South Church Street. The Tennessee Highway Patrol, Murfreesboro Police, and the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office all responded to the scene to investigate.

A SWAT team evacuated 22 juveniles, and moved them to a different location.

Bomb-sniffing dogs were used to search the building, and it was cleared by 11:15 a.m.

Court resumed shortly after everyone was allowed back inside.

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