Dalton police investigating bomb threat

Dalton police investigating bomb threat

August 26th, 2011 by Staff Report in Local - Breaking News

Police, fire and other law enforcement officials gather after parts of downtown Dalton were evacuated Friday morning.

Photo by Mariann Martin/Times Free Press.

Evacuated employees from the downtown area gather outside Graphic Signs on Hamilton Street after parts of downtown Dalton were evacuated Friday morning. Police evacuated people after a woman called in a bomb threat to Wells Fargo bank in downtown Dalton.

Photo by Mariann Martin/Times Free Press.

Dalton, Ga., police responded this morning to a bomb threat at a downtown bank on Hamilton Street.

Wells Fargo and some neighboring business across the street were evacuated, Dalton Police Department spokesman Bruce Frazier said.

Several downtown streets were closed and are now open, Frazier said. The incident has been ruled a hoax and police are investigating.

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