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UPDATE: Portsmouth courthouse, sheriff’s office reopen after bomb threat

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Photo by Brian Banks

Photo by Brian Banks

Portsmouth, Va. – A bomb threat was reported in the 1300 block of Court Street in Portsmouth around 9:00 a.m. Wednesday morning.

The court complex and the sheriff’s office were both evacuated and searched by two bomb sniffing dogs.

The buildings have since reopened.

NewsChannel 3 is working to gather more information; check back on WTKR.com for updates.