CHICAGO (STMW) — Gates will open as scheduled for Friday afternoon’s Chicago Cubs game against Pittsburgh at Wrigley Field after a bomb threat was called in to the ballpark.
The threat was made by phone about 10:15 a.m., according to Chicago Police.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Heavy Rain, Possible Flood Watch
Officers and K-9 units responded to the park to investigate, police said. No threat was found, and no injuries were reported. The park wasn’t evacuated.READ MORE: Ed's Tech Notes: Walgreens New Drone Delivery, Amazon New Pay Option, Facebook Rumored Rebrand
“Before our game at Wrigley Field this afternoon, we were notified of a potential bomb threat,” a Chicago Cubs spokesman said in a statement.
“After a thorough search by law enforcement, no evidence was found to suggest this threat was credible. Gates will open at 11:20 a.m. as planned.”MORE NEWS: Man Shot In Leg In West Rogers Park
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