Portsmouth Police Communication phones back up and running

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PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Police Communication telephones are now working Thursday night.

Police say they were working on the issue with Verizon after the lines went down Thursday evening.

No administrative lines were working and they could not make or receive calls.

All 911 calls were being routed to cellular phones until service was restored.