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Police clear the scene at Westfarms Mall after bomb threat

Multiple cruisers and officers were seen outside the mall Wednesday night.

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Police responded to Westfarms Mall Wednesday night for a bomb threat. After almost two hours, officers cleared the scene. 

West Hartford police and firefighters along with Farmington Police responded to the mall and began to search. Nothing suspicious was found and police say they will be following up "regarding the nature of the original complaint."

Police say the mall was about to close and the process was hastened. Some roads were closed but have since reopened. 

A spokesperson for the Westfarms mall said, "There is an active investigation. Any further questions need to be directed to West Hartford PD." 

This is a developing story. 

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