NJ Police Station Evacuated After Bomb Threat: Police

A New Jersey police station was evacuated after it received a bomb threat over the phone, police say.

Bomb squads swept the Garfield Police Station in Bergen County and issued an all-clear.

Police are investigating the threat, which was called in shortly before 7 p.m. Friday, said Bergen County Police Chief Brian Higgins.

They're looking into whether it's connected to a series of bomb threats that were called in to several New Jersey schools and the Garfield police station earlier in the week.

Federal, state and local officials are also investigating whether those calls, which targeted schools and public buildings in Englewood, Fort Lee, Garfield, Leonia and Hackensack, are connected to a series of similar threats made to five Boston-area schools just an hour earlier.

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