Edgewater Target temporarily evacuated due to suspected bomb threat

The Edgewater Target was temporarily evacuated Wednesday after receiving a suspected bomb threat.

The Edgewater Target was temporarily evacuated due to a suspected bomb threat.

The Edgewater Target was temporarily evacuated due to a suspected bomb threat. (6/22/16)

EDGEWATER - The Edgewater Target was temporarily evacuated Wednesday after receiving a suspected bomb threat.

Edgewater police say that an employee received a call from a woman who said that there may be a bomb inside the store. The woman apparently came home and found a note left by her brother that said that he placed a bomb in the bathroom at the Target that was set to go off at 7 p.m.

Police and the Bergen County Sheriff bomb squad responded. All customers and employees were forced to evacuate.

The Bergen County Sheriff bomb squad responded and conducted a sweep of the building. Officials say nothing suspicious or dangerous was found and gave the all-clear.

The store reopened shortly after the all-clear was given.

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