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Super 8 evacuated after bomb threat made

EAST BRAINERD, TN (WRCB) -

The Super 8 Hotel on Ringgold Road was evacuated Friday following a bomb threat.

Police reported they responded to the hotel around 11 a.m. on a report of found property. When they got there, hotel staff said a bomb threat had been made.

East Ridge Police evacuated the hotel and called the Chattanooga Police Department Explosive Ordnance Disposal Unit for assistance.

Officers secured the room where the bomb was reportedly located. Technicians cleared the room and reported there was no bomb or explosive materials or devices.

The person who made the claim was detained. He was taken to the hospital for mental evaluation.

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