Bomb threat prompts evacuation of Fruitland bank

FRUITLAND - Police are investigating after a bomb threat was called into a Fruitland bank Thursday morning.

The call to D.L. Evans Bank came in about 10:30 a.m.

Fruitland Police Chief J.D. Huff tells KTVB that the call was a recorded message threatening that a bomb was going to be delivered to the bank in 10 minutes.

Huff said the bank was quickly evacuated, but employees and customers were allowed inside a short time later. Officers stayed on scene as a precaution to monitor the bank.

The phone call originated in North Idaho, Huff said.

Investigators are following some leads in the case.

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