CHICAGO (CBS) — A federal office building in the Loop has been evacuated as authorities investigate a bomb threat Thursday morning.
Chicago Police said they were notified at 7:15 a.m. that an unknown male phoned in the threat at the Kluczynski Federal Building at 230 S. Dearborn St.READ MORE: For Chicago Sky Superstar Candace Parker, Downtown Victory Rally Was A Dream Decades In The Making
Officials evacuated the building while U.S. Marshals and the Federal Protective Service investigate the threat.
CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports police cordoned off the entire building with yellow tape at one point, while police and bomb-sniffing dogs conducted a search.READ MORE: LIVE UPDATES: Chicago Sky's WNBA Championship Parade And Rally
Employees at the building were told in an email the Kluczynski Building was being evacuated “because of a credible threat to the facility. All General Services Administration Employees are advised to calmly leave the facility and report to your normal mobile work location.”
The building later was closed for the rest of the day.
No injuries have been reported.MORE NEWS: Bashful Chance The Rapper Mum On Where He'll Get His Chicago Sky Championship Tattoo