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Officials: Bomb threat in Downtown Corpus Christi was a hoax

BOMB Hoax Downtown CC
Posted at 8:52 PM, Mar 17, 2023

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — On Thursday night, a bomb threat in Downtown Corpus Christi, turned out to be a hoax, according to officials.

The Corpus Christi Police Department received a call for a suspicious package at the 600 block of North Chaparral Street at about 7:30 p.m.

Officials said when on-scene, they discovered there was something on the package that indicated they needed to take precautions.

The package was then x-rayed by officials, who said the package was not a bomb.

Officials said one person was arrested following the threat.

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