Lockdown lifted, Aberdeen Safeway preps to reopen after bomb threat

ABERDEEN, Wash. – The Aberdeen Safeway store will reopen this afternoon after a bomb threat prompted closure and evacuation of the store. Capt. Green of the Aberdeen Police department, says that Safeway management had originally decided to close for the day, while State Patrol Bomb crews checked out the building. Bomb sniffing dogs were walked through the isles and found no traces of explosive materials.

The parking lot was roped off with crime scene tape, and the entire two blocks inaccessible while Washington State Patrol bomb squads investigated today after a bomb threat was phoned in about 10:40am..