Downtown Atlanta building evacuated after bomb threat

The Downtown Atlanta building home to a U.S. Passport Office, U.S. Department of State Bureau of Consular Affairs, and the Urban League of Greater Atlanta has been evacuated following a bomb threat.

Atlanta Police confirmed to Rough Draft that it’s “assisting the Federal Protective Service at 230 Peachtree St. NW regarding a reported bomb threat.”

Fox 5 reported a heavy police presence in the area and people standing outside following the evacuation order.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.

Dyana Bagby is a staff writer for Rough Draft Atlanta, Reporter Newspapers, and Atlanta Intown.

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