Bomb threat forces evacuations near Ga. State Capitol

12:44 PM, Jun 11, 2013   |    comments
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ATLANTA -- Two bomb threats near the Georgia State Capitol forced the evacuation of buildings housing the state Attorney General's office and the state Supreme Court.

Employees were allowed to return to the buildings shortly before 11 a.m.

Georgia Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tracey Watson said bomb-sniffing dogs searched several buildings and did not find any explosives.

The state judicial building, home of the Supreme Court and Attorney General's office, are located across the street from the State Capitol building. Three other nearby buildings were also evacuated.

11Alive News reporter Jaye Watson said all streets are now open and that the buildings are all now open.

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