Person taken into custody after bomb threat at Eglin Air Force base


One person has been taken into custody following a bomb threat at a US Air Force facility in the Florida Panhandle. 

Eglin Air Force Base was partially locked down following a Sunday bomb threat against a dining facility located in the main base area.

Following an evacuation, a 500-foot cordon was established around the dining facility as explosive disposal experts swept the area.

No devices were found, according to

Eglin AFB spokeswoman Jasmine Porterfield said an “all clear” was issued late Sunday night. 

One was reported to have been taken into custody, though no further details are available at this time. 

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