King County Courthouse Evacuated Following Threatening Phone Call

The Seattle Police Department’s Arson and Bomb Squad was called to the King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle Friday afternoon after courthouse staff received a threatening phone call.

After receiving the phone call around 1:15 pm, courthouse staff evacuated the building—located at 3rd Avenue and Jefferson Street—as a precautionary measure.

Police are investigating and are working to find the caller.

We’ll post more information here as we get it.