Broward County

Bomb Threat Unfounded at Deerfield Beach Fishing Pier

NBC 6

An unfounded bomb threat prompted the Deerfield Beach International Fishing Pier to close for several hours Thursday.

The call of the threat came in at 12:35 p.m., and deputies responded to the pier at 200 NE 21st Avenue, according to the Broward Sheriff's Office.

Deputies later found the threat was unfounded and cleared the area before 4 p.m.

The public was asked to stay out of the area as deputies investigated.

Further information was not available. Check back with NBC 6 for updates.

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