ATLANTA (AP) - Authorities say five state buildings near the Georgia Capitol have been searched and no explosives were found after they were evacuated due to a bomb threat.
Jim Wicker of the Georgia State Patrol said early Tuesday afternoon that all buildings had been given the "all-clear" and employees were being allowed back inside.
Tracey Watson with the Georgia Department of Public Safety says a call came in around 9 a.m. Tuesday involving a threat against 47 Trinity Avenue, home to the Georgia Court of Appeals.
Watson says four other state buildings, including one that houses the attorney general and the Georgia Supreme Court, were evacuated due to their proximity. Two of the five buildings were cleared by 12 p.m. and employees were being allowed back in.
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