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

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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