4th Avenue Jail placed on lockdown, evacuated due to bomb threat

Authorities say Fourth Avenue Jail was placed on lockdown and partially evacuated this morning due to a bomb threat.

The Maricopa County Sheriff's Office says non-essential personnel were evacuated after Phoenix police received the bomb threat just after 7 a.m.

MCSO is investigating the threat.

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