ABC's Glendale Studios Evacuated After Bomb Threat
Officers are investigating.
ABC Studios in Glendale has been evacuated due to a bomb threat, The Hollywood Reporter has confirmed.
Sergeant Robert William with the Glendale Police Department told THR that the building has been evacuated and officers are investigating. A public information officer is on the scene and is staged at Griffith Manor Park. Disney, which is a part of the studios, has also been evacuated.
Other properties on Circle Seven drive have been evacuated, according to ABC 7, and Flower Street is entirely blocked off. No evidence of bombs has yet been found inside the building, but the threat was deemed serious enough to evacuate the building, according to ABC 7.
A witness told THR that explosive detection dogs have been deployed into the buildings.
Should a suspicious item be found, the bomb squad will be called in, according to authorities.
Around 4:35 p.m., officers and bomb-sniffing dogs exited the buildings and employees were allowed back inside. Officer Sandoval of the South Pasadena Police Department told ABC 7 at 4:40 p.m. that nothing was found.
At 4:42 p.m., ABC 7 tweeted "All-clear at @ABC7, everyone is heading back in."
According to ABC 7, police were alerted at 1:52 p.m. when a man called claiming that several bombs were at the 500 Circle Seven building.