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WPD Officers Investigate Lincoln St Bomb Threat

For Immediate Release: 1/24/2022 10:07 pm

On January 24th 2022 at about 5:54 PM, Worcester Police officers were dispatched to Target on Lincoln St for a report of a bomb threat that had been called in anonymously. The decision was made to evacuate the store. Officers called Worcester Police K9 units and the State Police Bomb Squad to the scene. Officers entered the store with their K9s and conducted an extensive search. When the store was determined to be safe at about 7:30 PM, it was opened again.

This investigation is ongoing. If you have information about this incident, please send an anonymous text to 274637 TIPWPD + your message or send an anonymous web based message at worcesterma.gov/police. Calls can also be made to the Worcester Police Detective Bureau at (508) 799-8651.

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