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Authorities respond to bomb threat in Sylacauga


SYLACAUGA, Ala. – The Sylacauga Police Department responded to a bomb threat at Parker Hannifin on Friday morning.

SPD says a bomb threat was made at the Aerospace Filtration Division of the business at 11:27 a.m. The location is on lock-down and police are investigating scene as well as determining if the source is credible.

Parker Hannifin released a statement:

We are cooperating with investigators that are on the scene, and thankful that there has been no incident and no injuries.

Shortly after 12:30 p.m. employees were dismissed and authorities reopened the scene. No evidence of a bomb was found.

About Parker Hannifin

Headquartered in Cleveland, Ohio, Parker Hannifin is a Fortune 250 global leader in motion and control technologies for diversified industrial and aerospace markets. The company operates in 50 countries supporting 100 divisions with 336 manufacturing locations including an Aerospace Filtration Division in Sylacauga.

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