Bomb threat causes evacuation at the Johnson Co. courthouse

OLATHE, Kan. - Authorities have given the "all clear" at the Johnson Co. courthouse after being evacuated due to a bomb threat.

The Johnson County Sheriff Watch Commander says someone called in the threat around 2 p.m. Monday.

Olathe Police, Olathe Fire Department, and deputies from the Johnson County Sheriff's Department searched the building, located at 125 N. Cherry St., in Olathe, Kan., and found nothing.

Employees were moved to an undisclosed location as a safety precaution.

The courthouse has been closed for the rest of the day.

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