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New Castle County courthouse evacuation over

Tuesday, February 26, 2013

The New Castle County courthouse in Wilmington, Delaware was evacuated because of police activity, but the all clear was sounded just before 4 p.m.

Police say a threat against the courthouse was phone in at 12:12 p.m. But after a thorough search of the building nothing was found.

The courthouse, along with nearby businesses in the 800 block of North King Street, were evacuated.

The courthouse re-opened before 4 p.m.

King Street was closed from 8th Street to 4th Street, but it has also reopened.

The New Castle County courthouse was the scene of a shooting earlier this month that left two women dead.

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