Bomb Squad Determines Suspicious Package At Hocking County Plant Contained Boots


A Hocking County Plant was evacuated Wednesday morning after a threat was found.

According to the Hocking County Sheriff’s Office, officials were responding to the threat at the Rocky Boots Warehouse, located on state Route 595 and Rocky Boots Way.

Columbus Bomb Squad officials were on scene in addition to the sheriff’s office and fire officials.

Shortly before noon, bomb squad officials said that the package was not a threat and actually contained boots.

Sheriff's officials said that the plant manager found a box with the threatening words “Don’t make me kill you” written on it.

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