Tulsa police respond to bomb threats affecting organizations nationwide

VIDEO: Bomb threats sent to several local and national businesses

TULSA, Okla. — Quick Facts:

  • Tulsa police said in a Facebook post Thursday afternoon that the department has responded to six bomb threats.
  • The threats are among numerous ones received by organizations across the country on Thursday.
  • Investigators in Tulsa said no evidence has been found to support the threats.
  • Other law enforcement agencies across the country have also said that no credible threats have been found.
  • Scroll down to read statements from some of the affected organizations.
  • This is a developing story. Check back for updates

The Tulsa Police Department, along with several other law enforcement agencies across the country have been called about...

Posted by Tulsa Police Department on Thursday, December 13, 2018
Content Continues Below

FOX23 received statements from the following organizations who received a threat:

Cancer Treatment Centers of America:

"Earlier today, as in many organizations across the country, several CTCA employees received emailed bomb threats. We are in touch with local law enforcement and are following all standard safety protocols. While this is not believed to be a legitimate threat, a law enforcement investigation is ongoing. CTCA hospital and outpatient care center operations continue as normal. As always, we encourage our employees, patients and visitors to remain vigilant and immediately report any suspicious activity."

Tulsa Bone and Joint:

"This morning, Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates' Union Pines Surgery Center received a bomb threat from an anonymous source. Tulsa Police Department responded quickly to the situation, and our staff followed protocol as directed by the police. TPD determined around 1 p.m. that the threat was not credible, and our facility safety resumed patient care. Tulsa Bone & Joint is grateful for the quick response from TPD."

Hope Pregnancy Center:

"This afternoon, Hope Pregnancy Center, Tulsa received an email which stated a small bomb has been hidden in the building and would be detonated if demands were not met. The director of the center immediately evacuated clients and staff from the center and called police. While it is unfortunate that an event like takes place, one of Hope Pregnancy Center's top priorities is to the safety of our clients, staff and volunteers. We are extremely thankful to the police officers who arrived on scene, and their due diligence in making sure there was no threat to the center."

Trending Stories

Trending Video