14-year-old allegedly at root of gas station bomb threats; Wytheville situation deemed safe

Published: Jan. 28, 2023 at 2:37 PM EST
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WYTHEVILLE, Va. (WDBJ) - A 14-year-old out of Beckley, West Virginia has been found to allegedly be at the source of a bomb threat placed early Saturday morning toward the Go Mart gas station along East Main Street.

According to the Wytheville Police Department, the teen is also responsible for other threats made toward different gas stations in the area.

Crews responded around 1:00 a.m. with an explosive detection K9 and no device was found. The area was deemed safe at 3:00 a.m. Saturday.

Criminal charges are pending.