Jewish Community Center re-opened after bomb threat Web Staff
February 01, 2017 07:07 AM

Albuquerque Police say the Jewish Community Center on Wyoming Boulevard near Spain Road was evacuated Tuesday morning while teams investigated a bomb threat that was called in. 


APD confirms that the APD Bomb Squad cleared the Center and nothing was found. The Center was re-opened.

The Albuquerque threat was one of several threats made against Jewish Community Centers Tuesday, including centers in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin; Albany, New York; Woodbridge, Connecticut;  San Diego, California; and Boulder, Colorado.

APD could not confirm that they knew about other threats called in nationwide while investigating this threat.

One member of the Albuquerque center says she isn't shocked.

"I lived in Israel. I know what it's like to be around bomb threats," said Shoshana Dubman.  "I'm not surprised that it's happening here and I'm cautious wherever I go."

Officials from the Center say this is the first bomb threat they've received in their 16 years here in the Metro.

Credits Web Staff

Copyright 2017 KOB-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved



Halloween Costume Photo Contest

Albuquerque couple helping to draw criteria for police chief has personal stake

'It was quite terrible': NM vets describe conditions in Puerto Rico

Commercial property managers dealing with problems caused by homelessness

Gov. Martinez: Repeal constitutional amendment that's returning criminals to the streets

Man to serve 10 years in prison for murdering girlfriend


Like Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on LinkedIn Follow Us on Google+ RSS Email Newsletters Android Apps iOS Apps