Neighbors evacuated due to bomb threat, return to homes

TULLAHOMA, TN (WSMV) - Neighbors evacuated Saturday afternoon after an anonymous bomb threat was called into emergency dispatchers, have returned to their homes in their subdivision, police said.

According to a Tullahoma Police spokesman, the call was received in the 911 center at about 4 p.m.

The anonymous caller said a bomb was under a home in Jennings Point subdivision.

Police said a person at the home reported to authorities that he had a device with a trigger on it, and that if he moved, he might make the device explode. 

As a precautionary measure, police evacuated the 90 homes in the neighborhood and moved the evacuees to Grace Baptist Church about a mile away.

The Tennessee Highway Patrol's bomb squad investigated the report of the bomb, and found no device.

The person who reported he might be on a triggered device was taken to Tennova Harton Hospital.

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