Bomb Threat Call Closes Down Cottonwood Dr Between St Marys Pkwy And Arbor Ct, Buffalo Grove

Buffalo Grove police and firefighter/paramedics responded about 9:14 PM Friday to a report of a domestic disturbance that may have involved a bomb threat in the block of 42.148888,-87.971812 (200 Cottonwood Drive Buffalo Grove, IL). Police and firefighter/paramedics received a report that a male subject may have threatened another family member with a bomb threat at a home on Cottonwood Drive near Hickory Drive.

A caller reportedly stated that he strapped a bomb to his Mom, and that it is going to detonate in 30 minutes.

Police and firefighter/paramedics responded immediately to the neighborhood. Police blocked Cottonwood Drive between Arbor and St Marys Parkway, while firefighter/paramedics staged at Cottonwood Drive and St Marys Parkway.

Police spoke with an individual that might have been involved with the threat by 9:33 a.m.

The scene was given an all clear by about 9:40 a.m. The fire department left the scene about 9:40 p.m., therefore it is unlikely any actual bomb or hazardous device was actually present.

No word on any arrests at the scene Friday night..

Buffalo Grove Police Department has no known official Twitter account or Facebook page. The incident was not posted or displayed on the Buffalo Grove Police Department's GIS Police Blotter as of Saturday morning at 11:15 a.m.

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