Block 37, Water Tower Place cleared after bomb threats

The threats were reported within minutes of each other Wednesday afternoon, police said.

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A bomb threat was made against Block 37 and Water Tower Place

A bomb threat was reported at Block 37, Jan. 8, 2020, in the 100 block of North Michigan Avenue.

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Authorities investigated multiple reports of bomb threats Wednesday in the Loop and Gold Coast.

Threats were reported about 4:30 p.m. at Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave., and Block 37, 105 N. Michigan, according to Chicago police.

Another threat was reported about the same time at a location in the 100 block of East Delaware Place, police said.

Authorities cleared the building on Delaware by 5:38 p.m., and Block 37 was cleared about 10 minutes later, police said.

Water Tower Place was cleared about 6:30 p.m., police said.

CPD spokesman Anthony Guglielmi said on Twitter that there was no information to suggest the calls were credible.

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