King County Courthouse evacuated after phoned-in threat

King County Courthouse evacuated after phoned-in threat
Courthouse workers gather on the sidewalk outside after being evacuated from the building.
SEATTLE - The King County Courthouse in downtown Seattle was evacuated Friday afternoon after courthouse staff received a threatening phone call.

The Seattle Police Department’s arson and bomb squad responded to the courthouse, at 3rd Avenue and Jefferson Street.

Officials said the threatening call came in at about 1:15 p.m.

Police are investigating and are working to find the caller.