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Portland Federal Courthouses Close Due To Threat

Some federal buildings in downtown Portland are closed today, after receiving a “Threat of Violence.”

The Portland office of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court announced the building will be closed due to a threat of violence in the area.

There were no details immediately on what exactly was threatened.

The Mark O. Hatfield Courthouse is also closed today.

Oregon Live reports, a source with knowledge of the situation said federal authorities received a threat that a vehicle filled with explosives would hit a federal building.

The threat came in Thursday.

KXL will keep an eye on the situation and keep you updated.

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