Newport News Police mourn officer’s death, provide more details of deadly incident

Several Norfolk Naval Shipyard buildings evacuated after threat found in bathroom

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Several buildings at Norfolk Naval Shipyard were evacuated Monday morning after a threatening message was found.

Shipyard law enforcement was called around 9 a.m. after an employee found the message written on a bathroom stall door inside an industrial building.

Several buildings were evacuated while the threat was investigated by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service.

About 400 employees, 10 percent of the Norfolk Naval Shipyard workforce, were dismissed early.

All other work continued as normal and all second shift employees are expected to work as scheduled.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.