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Lufkin home healthcare business receives bomb threat

LUFKIN, TX (KTRE) -

Lufkin Police officers responded to a bomb threat at Texas Home Health on South First Street Friday morning. The threat turned out to be a false alarm.

According to Detective J.B. Smith, a spokesman for the Lufkin Police Department, said the home health business received a phone call from a man with a distorted voice who said there was a bomb in the building, and that it would go off in 30 minutes.

Lufkin Police officers cleared the building, and after the 30 minute time frame, they entered the building and found nothing.

Smith said the management at Texas Home Health told the LPD officers that they fired an employee Thursday, and the person was upset at the time. Lufkin Police Department detectives are conducting interviews at this time.

Arrests warrants for terroristic threats or false alarms could be pending, Smith said.

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