WTTW studio evacuated following phone threat

The call was made about 6:30 p.m. to the PBS station’s offices in the 5400 block of North St. Louis Avenue, according to Chicago police and station officials.

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WTTW received a threatening phone call Oct. 27, 2021 to their North Side offices.

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The WTTW studio on the Northwest Side was evacuated Wednesday night following a threatening phone call, according to Chicago police.

The call was made about 6:30 p.m. to the PBS station’s offices in the 5400 block of North St. Louis Avenue, according to Chicago police and station officials.

Police evacuated the building but there was “no incident,” station officials said.

No one was in custody, according to police.

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