Workers in Wauseon evacuated following bomb threat

Staff Report

Workers were evacuated from a Wauseon business following a bomb threat on Friday. No bomb was found.

The Wauseon Police Department received a call at 9:13 a.m. from the management team at IAC Corp, 555 W. Linfoot St., about bomb threat message left in the building. Upon arrival, officers met with the management team and began to investigate the complaint.

The situation was discussed and, due to other incidents at the factory, it was determined that the best course of action was to have the factory evacuated and searched, according to a release from the police department.

Toledo Police Department canine units responded to the scene and assisted in the search of the building. A suspicious package was found but was later determined not to be of concern.

The building was cleared at 12:11 p.m. and workers were allowed to return.

The Wauseon Police Department was assisted at the scene by the Wauseon Fire Department, Fulton County EMA and Toledo Police Department.

Staff Report