Southwest Minn. Polling Place Evacuated After Bomb Threat

Updated: 11/07/2012 8:40 AM By: Leslie Dyste

A community college polling place in Southwestern Minnesota was evacuated after an alleged bomb threat.

According to elections official Janel Timm, two students reported that there was a threat written on the woman's bathroom wall at a polling place in Yellow Medicine County.

Timm says emergency crews responded and evacuated a four block area around the polling place.

Voting was closed between 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

At this point, additional details have not been released.