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Police: No explosives found in car outside DeKalb Jail

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Police investigate after a bomb threat at DeKalb Jail on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (photo by Julia Reynolds/MyFoxAtlanta) Police investigate after a bomb threat at DeKalb Jail on Thursday, August 30, 2012. (photo by Julia Reynolds/MyFoxAtlanta)
Bomb investigators searched a car after a woman drove up to the DeKalb County Jail Thursday afternoon and claimed to have a bomb. Bomb investigators searched a car after a woman drove up to the DeKalb County Jail Thursday afternoon and claimed to have a bomb.
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -

Investigators said no explosive devices were found in a car after a bomb threat outside the DeKalb County Jail on Thursday.

A woman pulled into the back transport area of the jail and claimed to have a bomb.

Police took the 46-year-old woman into custody and placed the jail on lockdown as they investigated the bomb threat.  

The woman's car was later seen being towed away and authorities began reopening some roads around 5:45 p.m.

The woman is set to undergo a mental evaluation.


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