Bomb threat closes shopping plaza for 2 hours

By on May 19, 2010

Sugar Grove—A bomb threat made at 12:43 p.m. on Wednesday by telephone was received by a business located in the 400 block of north Route 47.

In a coordinated response from the Sugar Grove police and fire departments, the entire shopping plaza was evacuated without incident.

Bomb and arson detection K9 units from the Kane County Sheriff’s Department and Yorkville Police Department searched all businesses located in the complex. The search did not turn up anything suspicious.

Employees and customers were allowed to return to the stores at 2:45 p.m. Police will follow up on the phone call and attempt to identify and locate the caller.