An illuminated exit sign.
An exit sign. Photo from Pixabay.

Placentia’s City Hall was evacuated Tuesday due to a bomb threat, police said.

The threat was received about 3:10 p.m. at the city’s Civic Center at 401 E.  Chapman Ave., according to Placentia police Sgt. Adam Gloe.

“We’re asking people to stay out of the area,” Gloe said.

Orange County Sheriff’s Department bomb squad investigators were on their way to deal with the threat, Gloe said.

–City News Service

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