Beach in Brigantine, New Jersey, reopened after bomb threat prompts evacuation

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Saturday, July 6, 2019
The Cove beach in Brigantine evacuated after bomb threat
The Cove beach in Brigantine evacuated after bomb threat. See raw video from the Action Cam on July 6, 2019.

BRIGANTINE, New Jersey -- A popular section of a New Jersey beach has reopened after a bomb threat Saturday morning.

Police were called to The Cove in Brigantine, just north of Atlantic City, for a bomb threat. The Cove is an area of beach facing the bay where vehicles are permitted.

According to investigators, a permit inspector found a note stating a bomb or improvised explosive device was placed somewhere on the beach.

Police evacuated the beach as a precaution.

Everyone else is asked to stay away from the area.

No threat was found and the beach was reopened early Saturday afternoon.


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