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Police respond to hoax call at Florida Museum of Natural History
August 24, 2023
GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Law enforcement responded to the Florida Museum of Natural History at the Cultural Plaza at the University of Florida after a 911 call came in at about 3:20 p.m. this afternoon. The caller, who sounded like a young man, said he was armed with a rifle and pipe bombs and that he was going inside the museum to cause harm.
Officers immediately responded to the museum and quickly determined that there was no active threat. After other areas of campus were checked, officers determined that the call was likely a hoax.
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