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The Freehouse in Minneapolis evacuates after caller says there's a bomb in the building

The restaurant was 75 percent full, BMTN is told.


The Freehouse will remain closed for the rest of Saturday and reopen with normal business hours on Sunday. 

Police searched the building and didn't find the threat to be credible, a source tells BMTN. 

Original story

The Freehouse in the Minneapolis North Loop has been evacuated this evening after a caller informed a hostess at the restaurant that there is a bomb in the building, a source tells BMTN. 

Everyone calmly exited the building, located at 701 North Washington Avenue, after the call came in just before 5:45 p.m.

They said the restaurant was about 75 percent full, with approximately 200 people inside and another 100 or so outside on the patio. 

This is a developing story, and it will be updated as more comes in.

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