Bomb scare prompts evacuation of Akron City Hall - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Bomb scare prompts evacuation of Akron City Hall

AKRON, OH (WOIO) -

Akron City Hall was evacuated for a short time Wednesday morning.

Officials say around 8:34 a.m., a worker found a three foot pipe with duct tape outside Council Chambers on the 3rd floor.

The building was evacuated, and the Bomb Squad responded to the scene. Shortly before 10 a.m., the building was declared safe and people were let back inside.

The Bomb Squad will be testing the device.

Police are investigating.

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