Westin Hotel Canal Street evacuated because of bomb threat

New Orleans, La–  IT ALL STARTED AROUND 8:30 P.M. WHEN SOMEONE CALLED IN A BOMB THREAT TO THE WESTIN HOTEL ON CANAL STREET…
THE ENTIRE HOTEL HAD TO BE EVACUATED SO THAT POLICE OFFICERS AND FIREFIGHTERS COULD DO A THOROUGH SEARCH OF THE BUILDING.
THEY FOUND NO DEVICES DURING THAT SWEEP, AND EVERYONE WAS ALLOWED BACK IN…
AN INVESTIGATION INTO THE INCIDENT IS ONGOING.

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