Scene cleared following bomb threat that evacuated New Haven City Hall

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NEW HAVEN --  City's spokesperson, Lawrence Grotheer, said a phone call was made to New Haven City Hall stating a bomb was planted there and could detonate there soon.

The call came in around 4:45 p.m., prompting an evacuation of the building.

Police and fire bomb squad teams responded and did a sweep of the building. Nothing was found in the building.