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Perimeter around Riviera Beach Police Department cleared after bomb threat investigation

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Posted at 11:05 PM, Jun 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-22 06:49:20-04

The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office found no credible bomb threat at the Riviera Beach Police Department after an incident Tuesday night.

Riviera Beach police spokeswoman Rose Anne Brown says around 9:30 p.m. a local television station received a call from a man threatening to blow up the Riviera Beach Police Department. The man told an employee he had placed a bomb on the roof of the police department.

Riviera Beach police evacuated personnel and people being processed to go to the county jail.

A mobile command center was set up at Avenue J and West 37 Street where dispatchers were working out of.

Several roads surrounding the Municipal Complex were closed off as a precaution.

Shortly after midnight, Brown said PBSO did not find any devices and cleared the scene.