CHICAGO —Chicago police responded to reports of bomb threats at multiple businesses downtown Wednesday afternoon.
The calls are not credible, according to police.
CPD spokesperson Anthony Guglielmi tweeted that police were “aware of the calls and officers have responded” but “time there is no information to suggest that these calls are credible and no locations are being evacuated.”
Multiple businesses downtown are receiving similar calls about bomb threats. CPD is aware of the calls and officers have responded. At this time there is no information to suggest that these calls are credible and no locations are being evacuated. pic.twitter.com/P9FtunIR9k
— Anthony Guglielmi (@AJGuglielmi) January 9, 2020
Block 37 in the 100 block of North State Street, Water Tower Place at 835 N Michigan Avenue and a business in the 100 block of East Delaware street were among the buildings that received calls around 4:30 p.m, police said.
The Bomb and Arson Unit and CFD responded to each location and swept each building. All clears were given around 6 p.m.