Authorities Investigating Bomb Threat at Eisenhower Museum in Abilene

ABILENE – Authorities in Abilene are investigating a bomb threat at the Eisenhower Library and Museum.

According to a media release, Abilene Police were called to the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home, 200 SE 4th Street, at about 12:30 p.m. Thursday in response to a phone-in bomb threat.

Approximately 200 visitors and staff members were evacuated from the campus, and the campus was secured.

A thorough search of the campus was conducted by members of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Abilene Police Department, the Dickinson County Sheriff’s Office and security staff from the Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home. No suspicious items were located during the search.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing. The Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum and Boyhood Home reopened to normal business on Friday, according to the release.



Updated: April 7, 2018 — 2:34 am

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