Written by AARON CASTREJON
REGION - Authorities across the country are investigating the overseas source of an emailed bomb threat Thursday.
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona Police Chief Dario Robinson revealed the campus received a similar threat. A Monrovia business also received the e-mailed threat.
“UPD are in touch with local and fed authorities and are conducting sweeps of campus buildings as a precautionary measure,” Robinson said. “The campus remains open and finals will continue as scheduled.”
WTC Consulting, 222 E. Huntington Dr., in Monrovia received an emailed threat around Noon Thursday. The business was evacuated as a precaution and nearby businesses were evacuated, according to Monrovia officials.
The author of the e-mail said an explosive device was planted inside the targeted business. A supposed accomplice would detonate the device and wound anyone in the business unless $20,000 in Bitcoin was not delivered.