Police respond to bomb threat at Freehold movie theater

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    UPDATE: Police did not find any physical threat. Authorities are leaving the scene as of 7:15 p.m. The theater plans to reopen within the hour. 

    Authorities are investigating a bomb threat at a Freehold movie theater.

    Police responded to the AMC Freehold Metroplex near the Freehold Raceway Mall around 5:30 p.m. on a report of a bomb threat and evacuated the premises. 

    Numerous law enforcement officers, including K-9s, are on the scene as of 6:45 p.m.

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    It was not immediately clear how the threat was made.

    A bomb threat prompted the evacuation of the Freehold Raceway Mall earlier this year. 

    No additional information was immediately available. 

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