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Geneseo Bomb Threat

On September 23, 2019 at approximately 8:15 a complaint was made on a driver who made a disturbance at a business. The vehicle was stopped by the Geneseo Police Department at the intersection of Chicago St and Ogden Avenue. During the traffic stop the suspect made a threat of a potential bomb inside the vehicle. The suspect in this incident is in custody at this time. Law Enforcement Officers have evacuated the area and the Quad Cities Area Bomb Squad is enroute to assist. At this time, we are asking the public to avoid this area.


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