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LAPD investigating bomb scare at Wilshire Blvd. Temple

by Ryan E. Smith

December 18, 2012 | 10:00 am

Street closures around Wilshire Blvd. Temple on Dec. 18. Photo by Lynn Pelkey

Street closures around Wilshire Blvd. Temple on Dec. 18. Photo by Lynn Pelkey

[UPDATE HERE]

Police this morning responded to a possible bomb threat in the direct vicinity of Wilshire Boulevard Temple. The Los Angeles Police Department received word of a possible threat at 7:53 a.m. at Wilshire and Hobart boulevards, where the synagogue is located.

The bomb squad was sent to the scene, according to police officials, who added that as of 9:45 a.m. there had been no evacuations.

6th St. and Wilshire Blvd have both been shut down between Kingsley St. and Hobart Ave.

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