PRICEVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) — A bomb threat was called into a Family Dollar in Priceville on Wednesday, according to local authorities.
Morgan County Sheriff’s Office (MCSO) and Priceville Police Department responded to a bomb threat called into the Family Dollar on Highway 67 in Priceville.
After the scene was secure, neighboring buildings were evacuated as a precaution and the Huntsville Bomb Squad was called to the scene as well.
Investigators were able to locate the alleged caller, later identified as a Somerville woman, shortly after the call was made.
Priceville Police Chief Jerry Holmes told News 19 that 44-year-old Lizzie Marie Ann Phillips was taken into custody and booked in the Morgan County Jail.
Phillips was charged with making a terrorist threat and her bond was set at $2500.
As of Thursday morning, Phillips was still in the county jail, according to jail records.
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