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Tanger outlets evacuated due to bomb threat

Kent County dispatch confirmed a bomb threat was made and the mall was being evacuated for security reasons.
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GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Tanger Outlets in Kent County was evacuated after a report of a bomb threat Monday afternoon. 

The Kent County Sheriff’s Office responded to Tanger Outlets on  84th Sreet SW, after receiving a bomb threat with "vague details" shortly before 2 p.m.

Because of Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids’ protocol, the entire facility was evacuated.  

An Explosive Detection K9 Team from the sheriff's office responded to the scene and conducted a search.

Tanger Outlets Grand Rapids re-opened the facility after nothing suspicious was found

Detectives will be further investigating the incident.


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