Sheriff's office evacuates Pottawatomie County Courthouse after someone calls in bomb threat

SHAWNEE, Okla. - Authorities have given the "all clear" after the Pottawatomie County Courthouse was evacuated Wednesday morning for a bomb threat.

Officials at the sheriff's department said the threat was called in by telephone.

After a search by deputies and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol's bomb-sniffing dogs no threat was found, reports our NBC Oklahoma City affiliate KFOR.

Authorities have not said if they know who called in the threat.

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