Police investigate Reno/Sparks Tribal Health bomb threat, package found not suspicious

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Updated: 2/01/2013 4:55 pm
UPDATE: 3:15PM - Police say they were able to locate a package in the building, but it was not suspicious. Police wouldn't say what was in it.

Police and crews are clearing the scene, and say they have closed this case.



UPDATE - 12:15PM - According to Deputy Avina, WCSO Deputies and Tribal Police are currently clearing the building, looking for a package, and acting on a possible imminent threat.

The regional bomb squad in en-route to the scene and it may take a while to finish clearing.

They're taking every precaution necessary and are investigating the imminent threat.

FBI is on the scene and will be taking over the case, since the incident is on tribal land.





(Alyx Sacks)
(Alyx Sacks)
RENO, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- Bomb threats have been made at the Reno-Sparks Tribal Health Center, according to tribal sergeants at the scene.

According to Deputy Avina with the Washoe County Sheriff's Office, police are assisting Reno-Sparks Indian Colony Tribal Police. Security made a call to tribal police, who then called the WCSO for assistance to help, after an ex-employee entered the Reno-Sparks Tribal Health Center at 1715 Kuenzli St. and made threats to employees.

Kuenzli is closed for one block (Kietzke Lane to one block west), according to our photographer Kausik Bhakta at the scene. He says FBI is on scene, and tribal police are armed with guns.
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