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

The restaurant was 75 percent full, BMTN is told.
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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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