Terrorism Threats Force Evacuation of Malls in Several States… Bomb Threats Rock America

Terrorism Threats Force Evacuation of Malls in Several States… Bomb Threats Rock America

On one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year here in the United States, multiple bomb threats plagued malls in several states. Thousands were evacuated in at least three states. An empty suitcase at a mall in Tampa, Florida caused the evacuation of about 500 people. In Hackensack, NJ a bomb threat was scribbled on a bathroom wall causing people to be herded out of the shopping mall. In Farmington, New Mexico, another shopping center was cleared out when a bomb threat was found on another bathroom wall. I’m beginning to detect a trend here. In San Francisco, a suspicious backpack caused tourists to be moved out of the area. No bombs were found in any of these places, but America is clearly on edge and rocked by all of this.

Bomb Threats

From Breitbart:

(From Reuters) – Thousands of shoppers were evacuated from malls in at least three states on Saturday as bomb threats or scares disrupted one of the busiest days of year for holiday shopping.

The evacuations come at a time of heightened vigilance in public places across the country, a week after a husband and wife gunned down 14 people at a holiday party in San Bernardino, California, in what the FBI considers an act of terror.

An empty suitcase caused the evacuation of some 500 people Saturday morning at a handful of stores at the Largo Mall, an outdoor outlet mall near Tampa, Florida, authorities said.

Firefighters on scene for an unrelated call noticed the suitcase in a shopping cart near one of the stores in the strip mall and found it suspicious, according to a dispatcher at the Largo Police Department.

To the north, the Shops at Riverside, a two-story shopping mall in Hackensack, New Jersey, was evacuated after authorities learned of a bomb threat scrawled on the wall of a bathroom, according to the Bergen County Sheriff’s Department.

In Farmington, New Mexico, the Animas Valley Mall was cleared out and closed while police searched the shopping center after a threat was found on a women’s restroom wall, said Georgette Allen, public information officer for the Farmington Police Department.

Police in San Francisco cleared a suspicious package Saturday afternoon. The unattended backpack was left on the Embarcadero, a tourist-heavy attraction near the city’s financial district.

All the stores were reopened after no bombs were found. But all lost valuable hours of shopping on the second Saturday before Christmas, considered among the busiest shopping days of the year. The day marks the beginning of crunch time for brick-and-mortar stores as time begins to run out for buying gifts online for holiday delivery.

I’ve gotta tell you, there is no way I would go near a mall currently. Nor would I have my family go to one. There are far too many soft targets to choose from and there is no telling what will go down. We do our shopping on Amazon. You really think it was just a coincidence that two separate bomb threats in two separate states were scrawled on bathroom walls? I don’t believe in coincidence. With all the illegals and refugees here in the states, we have no idea how many terrorists are among us now. You’ve got bulk cell phone purchases in Missouri and propane tanks being stolen. Guys are being arrested in multiple states for ties to ISIS and having bomb making materials, as well as being armed. I don’t think evacuations like this are overreacting anymore. What I wonder is why any sane person would gamble with their life and their family’s lives by going into an uber soft target like a mall or a theater. This is just the beginning and things in America are about to get way too interesting thanks to Barack Obama.

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton

Terresa Monroe-Hamilton is an editor and writer for Right Wing News. She owns and blogs at NoisyRoom.net. She is a Constitutional Conservative and NoisyRoom focuses on political and national issues of interest to the American public. Terresa is the editor at Trevor Loudon's site, New Zeal - trevorloudon.com. She also does research at KeyWiki.org. You can email Terresa here. NoisyRoom can be found on Facebook and on Twitter.

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