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. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, 4WARN weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from News4 Nashville.

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