The area of Truxtun Ave and H Street were closed Friday morning that they received a call of a potential bomb threat on the side of the Bakersfield Police building.
Police say there has been a phone call to BPD said there was a bomb on the side of PD headqtrs pic.twitter.com/tortuUzIx9
— Jessica Harrington (@Jessica23ABC) January 15, 2016
Officials said City Hall South was also evacuated. City government buildings and private businesses on the north side of Truxtun near the police department were asked to shelter in place. Area schools were notified but not asked to go on lockdown.
For a while, traffic on Truxtun Ave was closed between H Street and Chester Ave.
HAZARDOUS CONDITION - BOMB THREAT *in progress*Friday, January 15, 2016 0850 hours (8:50 a.m. PST) a standard alarm...
Posted by Bakersfield Fire Department on Friday, January 15, 2016