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State Capitol evacuated after bomb threat

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Beth Wheelock
December 29, 2009

From the Governor's Office:


At approximately 3:00 p.m. today the Wisconsin State Capitol was evacuated. The Dane County 911 Center received a bomb threat for the Capitol. Governor Doyle was not in the Capitol at the time of the threat.


No suspicious objects have been found at this time. This is an ongoing investigation. No additional information is available at this time.


The Capitol is not expected to re-open for the public and employees prior to its scheduled 6:00 p.m. closing time.



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