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Bomb Threats Reported at Water Tower Place, Block 37

The Chicago Fire Department's Bomb and Arson Unit responded to the scene just after 4 p.m.

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Bomb threats were reported at multiple locations in downtown Chicago on Wednesday afternoon, none of which were credible, according to police.

Authorities confirmed one of the threats occurred at the Water Tower Place shopping complex on Michigan Avenue and another at Block 37 in the 100 block of North State Street.

Police said those were phoned in just after 4 p.m. Wednesday.

A third report of a bomb threat was also made in the 100 block of East Delaware, at the Four Seasons residences, CPD confirmed.

At around 6 p.m. Wednesday, officials tweeted saying that " C.P.D. is receiving multiple bomb threats, none of which are credible. There are no calls for evacuation at this time. Officers are investigating."

The Chicago Fire Department's Bomb and Arson Unit responded to the scene.

No other details were immediately known.

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