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Updated: Episcopal Church Center briefly evacuated due to nearby bomb threat

Updated: Episcopal Church Center briefly evacuated due to nearby bomb threat

The offices of the Episcopal Church at 815 Second Avenue in New York City were evacuated briefly this afternoon due to a bomb threat at Second Avenue and East 44th Street, half a block north of the church offices.

Sean McConnell of Episcopal Relief and Development tweets that Second Avenue and the offices are now reopened.

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Ann Fontaine

Probably thought to be the U.N. – it is right around the corner from 815.

tgflux

…or, I could have actually READ the above blurb. }-p

Well, thank God the threat is over, regardless.

JC Fisher

tgflux

Thank God there was no explosion (no bomb?). Prayers for everyone involved in this stressful situation—

JC Fisher

Was the threat specifically against “815” (as TEC’s hq), or against the building? Do they know?

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