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Cherokee County Courthouse reopens after threat

Cherokee County evacuation
Posted at 11:06 AM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 14:40:18-05

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. — The Cherokee County Courthouse has been reopened Wednesday after it was evacuated due to a possible threat.

The courthouse and Tahlequah City Hall were both closed during an investigation of the threat. Evacuations happened at around 10:15 a.m., the Tahlequah Daily Press reported.

City Hall officials called the situation a "potential bomb/gun threat."

Everything is back open as of Wednesday afternoon. Everyone is safe and buildings are secure, officials said.

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