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Businesses close after bomb threats at Rookwood Pavilion

Rookwood Pavilion Starbucks, Rusty Bucket, Rally House
Posted at 5:08 PM, Dec 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-13 19:44:56-05

NORWOOD, Ohio — Police have cleared the scene after an alleged bomb threat at a Starbucks in Rookwood Pavilion.

Hamilton County dispatch confirmed a bomb threat was called in to the Starbucks on Madison Road Monday. Police evacuated the store and nearby businesses while investigating the threat.

The area was cleared and all businesses were reopened after an investigation around 5:30 p.m., however police returned to the scene after a second threat. Starbucks, Rally House and Rusty Bucket closed for the night, with Rusty Bucket still taking to-go orders. A sign outside Starbucks says refunds will be issued at a later date.

A Cincinnati Police Department K9 was used to ensure there was no bomb in the area. Stores in other parts of the pavilion remained open during the search.

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