December 11, 2018 11:04 pm
Updated: December 12, 2018 4:01 pm

Facebook headquarters given ‘all clear’ following bomb threat

WATCH ABOVE: Numerous buildings on Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park, California were evacuated Tuesday evening after local police were forwarded a tip about a bomb threat.

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UPDATE: Dec. 11 — Police have given the “all clear” after a bomb threat forced evacuations at Facebook’s campus in Menlo Park, Calif. on Tuesday night.

Numerous buildings have been evacuated at Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif. following a bomb threat, reports said Tuesday night.

Menlo Park police said that they were investigating a bomb threat in the 200-block of Jefferson Drive/Constitution Drive at about 5 p.m.

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They later updated to say that the bomb unit was on scene and that police were going through a building.

A “few” buildings were evacuated as the bomb threat was investigated, BBC’s Silicon Valley reporter Dave Lee tweeted.

The bomb threat was called into the New York Police Department (NYPD) before the information was sent to police in Menlo Park, CBS San Francisco reported.

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