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Baltimore County Health and Human Services building evacuated after caller made bomb threats

The Baltimore County Health and Human Services building on York Road in Anneslie was evacuated Thursday morning after a caller made bomb threats, Baltimore County Police said.

The Baltimore County Health and Human Services building on York Road in Anneslie was evacuated Thursday morning after a caller made bomb threats, Baltimore County Police said.

Police were called at 9:03 a.m. to the building at 6401 York Road, just north of the city line, where a secretary inside the building received a phone call by a person making threatening statements.

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Police had previously received information that a suspect was inside the building but later determined a call was made from outside the building.

Officers made a preliminary search of the building and did not find any threats, a spokeswoman said.

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Police were shutting down York Road between Windwood Road and Walker Avenue, and ask drivers continue to avoid the area.

More than a dozen first responders were spotted in the area surrounding the Baltimore County Health and Human Services building Thursday morning.

Baltimore County police blocked York Road between Gittings Avenue and Overbrook in front of Drumcastle Center. Nearby shoppers at York Road Plaza looked on in confusion as police cars lined the empty street.

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