Bomb Threat Closes Shopping Center

SHAMOKIN DAM -- A bomb threat forced the evacuation of several businesses at a shopping center in Snyder County Tuesday morning.

According to troopers, someone called the cell phone of a student at Empire Beauty School in Shamokin Dam, claiming there was a bomb there.

As a precaution, the Orchard Hills Shopping Center was evacuated.

A bomb-sniffing dog searched the area but found nothing.