JUST IN: Alexandria City Hall investigated after bomb threat

Alexandria City Hall at 301 King Street was investigated this afternoon after a bomb threat was sent, according to the Alexandria Police Department.

The Arlington Police Department sent a K9 unit to investigate just before 12 p.m., and a sweep was conducted of the building, but it was not evacuated.

“Out of an abundance of caution, we are sweeping the building and investigating a potential threat,” APD Communications Director Tracy Walker said. “But we have not evacuated the building.”

APD wrapped up its investigation of the building at 12:45 p.m.