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Threat closes city complex

by | Dec 19, 2018 | Latest

Wylie Municipal Complex was evacuated Thursday afternoon, Dec. 13, when an anonymous bomb threat, later determined to be a nation widehoax, was received on a computer.

Police were alerted at 12:10 p.m. to the threat that there was a bomb located inside a building at the Municipal Complex, 300 Country Club Road, Sgt. Donald English reported.

The email also demanded that the recipient pay $20,000 in crypto currency Bitcoin.

Wylie police quickly evacuated the city hall, library and recreation, and with firefighters conducted several sweeps of the buildings looking for suspicious packages.

For the full story, see the Dec. 19 issue or subscribe online.

From Staff Reports • [email protected]

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