Norfolk Naval Shipyard returns to work after bomb threat

Security officials spent Friday morning investigating a bomb threat at Norfolk Naval Shipyard.

According to a Norfolk Naval Shipyard spokesman, the threat was found at 7:40 a.m. and specifically mentioned the USS Maryland.

As a precuation, personnel on the USS Maryland and in the drydock were evacuated for a while.

A thorough search of the area was completed and no explosive material was found.

The shipyard has since reopened for regular business.

The threat remains under investigation.


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