February 1st, 2013
12:53 PM ET

People allowed back inside Oklahoma Capitol after bomb threat

[Update, 1:54 p.m.] A woman has been arrested in a bomb threat that caused the evacuation of the Oklahoma state Capitol, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol told CNN affiliate KOCO. No devices were found and staff and visitors were allowed back inside, KOCO reports.

[Original post, 12:53 p.m.] The State Capitol building in Oklahoma City, has been evacuated due to a suspicious item, Captain Dexter Nelson with Oklahoma City Police said.

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soundoff (3 Responses)
  1. banasy©

    Oh, boy...not good.
    Here we go again...I sincerely hope not!

    February 1, 2013 at 1:43 pm | Report abuse |
  2. saywhat

    good morning@banasy.
    Thankfully it ended this way. A woman is reported arrested,perhaps a grudge or resentment. Could have been worse had she been a lover of guns. I'll get flak over this for sure.

    February 1, 2013 at 2:28 pm | Report abuse |
  3. katie tush

    its good they opened back up.. but now they should have more secruity

    February 5, 2013 at 12:07 pm | Report abuse |