Bomb scare evacuates Newburgh Home Depot

Town of Newburgh police say the store on Route 300 was evacuated around 9 a.m. and K9 units were brought in after a note was found in a bathroom.

Blaise Gomez

Dec 6, 2022, 4:24 PM

Updated 538 days ago

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Authorities are investigating a bomb scare Tuesday morning at Home Depot in Newburgh. 
Town of Newburgh police say the store on Route 300 was evacuated around 9 a.m. and that K-9 units were brought in after a note was found in a bathroom. 
Authorities say the building was cleared and that no explosives were found. 
The store reopened by 10:30 a.m. 
On Monday night, an unfounded report of a gas leak evacuated the Newburgh Walmart in the plaza next door. 
Authorities say the incidents are not related.  


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