The Getty Villa in Pacific Palisades will reopen Thursday after a telephoned threat was received, but a search by a bomb squad turned up nothing dangerous.
“We received a threatening call about the Getty Villa,” said Julie Jaskol, a representative of the museum at 17985 Pacific Coast Highway.
The nature of the threat, which prompted the closure of the Getty Villa Wednesday, was not specified.
“The LAPD has concluded a thorough search of the Getty Villa without finding anything,” Jaskol said at about 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. “The Villa will resume normal operations (Thursday).”
The villa is one of two locations of the J. Paul Getty Museum, and features collections of Greek, Roman, and Etruscan antiquities.
—City News Service
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