HIXSON, HAMILTON COUNTY (WRCB) – Police in Chattanooga promise to the person in jail who wasted taxpayer dollars and disrupted traffic on Friday afternoon.

Someone phoned in a bomb threat about a local bank and home improvement store which shut down Northpointe Boulevard during lunch.

Employees of the two businesses took it upon themselves to evacuate for safety.

The bomb squad found nothing dangerous. Jail time is a real possibility when police find the caller. If you know who did this, call Crime Stoppers at 423-698-3333. You can stay anonymous and earn a cash reward.