Official: Pa. Boeing plant evacuated over threat

    Part of a Boeing plant in suburban Philadelphia remains evacuated and police are investigating after officials say they received a threat related to the facility.

    Boeing spokesman Damien Mills says several hundred employees at the facility were evacuated between 7:30 a.m. and 8:30 a.m.Tuesday after officials received some sort of threat. He did not say how the threat was received but Ridley Township police say it was related to a note left in a bathroom.

    Outside the plant dozens of employees were gathered, awaiting word on when they could return. One worker, Doc Price, says officials “just said, ‘Everyone outof the building.'”

    The plant occupies a sprawling site a few miles south of Philadelphia.

    The facility produces aircraft including the H-47 Chinook helicopter and the V-22 Osprey.

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