LIVINGSTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — A New Jersey temple and school were evacuated after receiving a telephone threat.
Temple Beth Shalom and an adjoining school in Livingston were evacuated after the threat was received just before 11 a.m. Tuesday.READ MORE: 12-Year-Old Brooklyn Boy Dies After Complaining Of Head Pain, NYPD Investigating
Multiple units from the Essex County Sherrif’s Department and Livingston Police Department, including the K-9 and bomb squad units, responded to the scene.READ MORE: Cyberattack Prompts Major Pipeline From Texas To New Jersey To Shut Down
According to the Anti-Defamation League, there have been more than 150 threats this year against Jewish institutions in 37 states and two Canadian provinces.MORE NEWS: Suspect Charged With Murder, Arson For Bronx Apartment Fire That Killed 2 In 2018
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