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Threat Briefly Shuts Down Rodeo, County Buildings Open

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Authorities say they are investigating the report of a possible bomb threat that briefly shut down streets near the Reno Rodeo on Monday afternoon.

Authorities say the call came in just before 12:45pm Monday and came from the 100 block of South Center Street. No individual was identified, however, it was a female caller.

Washoe County Sheriff's Office spokesman Armando Avina says they brought in bomb dogs and an explosive team to check out the area as a precaution, but nothing was found.

County buildings around the fairgrounds also remain open.

If you have any information on this case, call Secret Witness at 322-4900 or text your tip to 847411. Your call will remain anonymous.

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