The Vermont State Police say they are aware of ongoing bomb threats

The Vermont State Police say they’re aware of ongoing bomb threats to various critical infrastructure and key resource sectors in the state. The threats are received via email and report, “The bombs will blow up in a few hours. Many people will die.” These emails are sent from various accounts originating from Affected groups are encouraged to report these incidents to local law enforcement.  No suspicious items or authentic threats have been discovered at this time. These nationwide hoax campaigns are frequently reported throughout the US and disrupt day-to-day activities in schools, houses of worship, and businesses. VSP encourages Vermonters to alert law enforcement if:  They see a package, backpack or any other item left unattended; witness someone taking pictures of infrastructure items, access points, or other security related activities; witness the same car and/or person parked in a sensitive location; or see behavior that seems odd or out-of-place. Suspicious activity can be reported 844-848-8477).