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Downtown Grand Rapids YMCA reopens after evacuation for bomb threat

David D. Hunting YMCA
Posted at 11:24 AM, Mar 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-12 12:06:26-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — The David D. Hunting YMCA has reopened after it was evacuated after a bomb threat was received Saturday morning.

At 8:49 a.m. Saturday, the Grand Rapids Police Department received a call from Kent County Central Dispatch that a bomb threat had been received at the David D. Hunting YMCA, which is located at 475 Lake Michigan Drive NW.

YMCA officials evacuated the building.

Upon arriving at the scene, GRPD searched the building with a bomb canine unit and nothing was found.

The facility reopened and noon basketball games will be played.

The incident remains under investigation by Grand Rapids Police.