Fort Worth libraries close early due to 'credible bomb threat'

Fort Worth public libraries closed early on Monday night after a "credible bomb threat", according to Fort Worth police.

Police say an email was received saying that there would be bombs at three libraries. The emailed claimed that people would be killed and lives would be destroyed.

The city's police and fire departments responded to several libraries in Fort Worth, evacuating all locations and searched the building to make sure no one was harmed.

All libraries in the city closed at 5:30 p.m.

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Fort Worth Police released an update on Monday night saying that other cities in the area had received similar emails. Investigators determined the IP address that was used to send the emails originated from outside the United States.

Fort Worth police say they will continue to investigate, but there is no evidence of an ongoing threat to the public at this time.