Bridgeport Police have evacuated an area synagogue after the department received two bomb threats by phone.
The incident took place around 2:11 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25, at Congregation B'nai Israel, at 2710 Park Ave., after two bomb threat calls were received, said Terron Jones, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police.
The department has requested the assistance of a bomb dog and the Connecticut State Police's bomb squad is also on the scene.
"All occupants (adults and children) were safely evacuated from the building," Jones added.
The Bridgeport Fire Department is also on the scene to help clear and secure the building.
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