Authorities responded to Congregation B'NAI Israel in the 2700 block of Park Ave just after 2 p.m.
1411hrs, BPD received 2 bomb threat calls directed at 2710 Park Ave(Congregation B’NAI Israel). Bridgeport Police are on scene investigating. State Police bomb scene has been put on standby.— Bridgeport Police (@bptpolice) October 25, 2019
The building was evacuated and the police department requested a bomb dog and has since been deemed safe.
The incident comes just ahead of the one-year mark since a man opened fire at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, killing 11 people in one of the deadliest attacks on Jews in U.S. history.
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