Rutherford threat resolved after evacuation of businesses, daycare

Police in Rutherford evacuated workers from the Meadows office tower as a precaution in response to a threat they were investigating at around 5:30 p.m. Friday. (4/4/14)

RUTHERFORD - Police in Rutherford evacuated workers from the Meadows office tower as a precaution in response to a threat they were investigating at around 5:30 p.m. Friday.

Multiple jurisdictions were on the scene on Route 17, which is near the Meadowlands.

The Rainbow Academy Learning Center was also cleared out. The center sent out texts to parents alerting them to pick up their children.

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Police have not said what kind of threat was reported, but the situation has been resolved.

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