Patti LaBelle Rushed Off From Stage During Concert Due To a Bomb Threat

Milwaukee Police say a bomb threat forced the evacuation of The Riverside Theater on Saturday.

The threat and evacuation happened during a Patti LaBelle concert. A large police presence blocked off streets in the heart of downtown near the theater.

Police say everyone attending the concert was safely evacuated. As of 10:30 on Saturday night, Police continued to clear the rest of the facility.

Police say the investigation is “fluid and ongoing.”

Shortly before 1:30 am on Sunday morning police provided a brief update. According to a statement, the theater was searched by K9 units. Police say no explosive devices were discovered. They say there is no threat to the public.

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