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Teen accused of calling in threat to Middletown gym

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MIDDLETOWN -

A 19-year old woman has been accused of calling in a threat to a gym in Middletown.

It happened at the Planet Fitness at 500 State Route 35.

Police, as well as the Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office, the Middletown Township Fire Department, and the Middletown Township Fire Marshall's Office, responded to the threat.

The gym and the adjacent businesses were safely evacuated.

The threat was determined to be a false alarm. 

There were no injuries reported.

Emily McCormick has been charged with a count of false public alarm and released on a summons complaint.

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