Bridgeport police will have extra patrols at a local synagogue after two bomb threats Friday afternoon.
Police said the bomb threats calls were directed at Congregation B’NAI Israel on Park Avenue. Shortly after 2 p.m. Friday, the synogague received threats referring to explosive devices.
The building was evacuated, including young children who were inside at the time. A K9 unit was called in to sweep the building and the Connecticut State Police Bomb Squad was placed on standby.