Maryland State House evacuated for second day in a row after bomb threats

The Maryland Capitol Police Department investigated another bomb threat Wednesday at the Maryland State House. 

It's the second day in a row that authorities have received a phone call from someone threatening to bomb the State House. 

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The Annapolis Police Department reported receiving a similar call on Wednesday afternoon to the threat made during the state's Primary Elections on Tuesday. Both calls were answered around 3:30 p.m.


Maryland State House evacuated after bomb threat

An alert was issued to members of the Maryland General Assembly Tuesday afternoon, urging anyone inside the Maryland State House to evacuate the area and head home due to a bomb threat.

Members of the General Assembly and other employees inside the building were asked to evacuate the area while Maryland Capitol Police officers searched the State House and surrounding areas.

At 4:41 p.m. Wednesday., the department issued an all-clear order.

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