Bomb threat closes portion of Ocean City boardwalk, report says

    The boardwalk in Ocean City

    The boardwalk in Ocean City

    UPDATE: Boardwalk reopened as of 6:30 p.m. No additional information was available. 

    Police are investigating a bomb threat late this afternoon on the Ocean City boardwalk.

    Authorities have closed the Colony Walk portion of the boardwalk, according to a Press of Atlantic City report

    Those along the Ninth Street stretch have been evacuated, the Ocean City Gazette reports

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    A message left with a police spokesman was not immediately returned.

    This is a developing story. 

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