OLYMPIA - An emailed bomb threat earlier today prompted the evacuation of the Thurston County courthouse. The email was sent to various agencies across Washington state and across the nation. Thurston County sheriff’s officials say the threat was emailed to the courthouse around 10:30 a.m. on Thursday. Thurston County tweeted the following:
The all clear was given about 45 minutes later:
The same email was also sent to Lake Chelan Community Hospital in Chelan, the University of Washington and various agencies in Vancouver according to law enforcement. Authorities determined that the email was not a credible that and was a form of spam. iFIBER ONE News obtained the following email:
The investigation continues.