JACKSON, Miss.- Thursday The Hinds County Sheriff’s Department confirmed to News Mississippi that the Hinds County Courthouse was put on lock down after reports of a bomb threat. The all clear has been given since then.
Employees were let back into the building and police were removed from the surrounding streets that were blocked off.
Earlier Thursday morning the building was evacuated as a result of a bomb the threat.
Police cars were blocking all entry into the area.
This is a developing story and News Mississippi will keep you updated as details unfold.