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Bomb Threat At Wichita County Courthouse

Wichita Falls, TX - Authorities are investigating a bomb threat at the Wichita County Courthouse.

The call came in around 8:00 a.m. Friday morning.  Wichita County Sheriff David Duke says the call was made from a pay phone  at a local convenience store in Wichita Falls. Sheriff Duke says a male caller said there may be two bombs at the courthouse.

Wichita Falls Police, Wichita Falls Firefighters, and The Wichita County Sheriff's Office arrived on scene. The Fire Department inspected the building and everyone was told to leave. Nothing was found.  No one was hurt.

The Wichita County Jail and Downtown Detention Center was not affected by the threat. Inmates from the jails were not evacuated. 

The Wichita County Courthouse is located at 7th and Lamar. The courthouse reopened at 10:15 a.m. that morning.

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