Uptown JCC evacuated after bomb threat; all clear after threat deemed ‘non-credible’
NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – The Jewish Community Center on St. Charles Avenue has been evacuated after a bomb threat.
The NOPD is at the JCC and is assisting with the evacuation.
Synagogues and Jewish Community Centers across the country have reported a spate of bomb threats in recent weeks.
A Jewish cemetery in Montana was recently desecrated by vandals who kicked over headstones.
Stay tuned to WGNO for more information as this story develops.
UPDATE: New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu announced in a Tweet that the threat has been deemed non-credible, and that the FBI is investigating: