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Collin County Courthouse Cleared Following Bomb Threat

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MCKINNEY (CBSDFW.COM) - A bomb threat closed the Collin County Courthouse on Wednesday morning. According to county information officer Tim Wyatt, the call was received at around 9:15 a.m., and the building was evacuated as a precaution.

Wyatt confirmed that the building was cleared just after noon.

A bomb squad from the Plano Police Department was on scene to assess the situation. Homeland Security officials assisted in the investigation.

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