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Bomb threat causes evacuation of Illinois store

Travelers in Greenup, Illinois got a scare Sunday morning.

Posted: Dec. 30, 2018 6:58 PM
Updated: Dec. 31, 2018 8:04 AM

GREENUP, Ill. (WTHI) - Travelers in Greenup, Illinois got a scare Sunday morning.

The bomb squad was called to the Love's Travel Stop.

According to Illinois State Police, a threat was found written on a bathroom wall. The store was evacuated so the bomb squad could sweep the building.

In the end, the search turned up nothing and the store was reopened.

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