Authorities in Lawrence County are currently evacuating an apartment complex at 102 Church Street after a female called and reported someone had left a bomb threat voicemail.

The caller received the voicemail that mentioned the former resident of the apartment on Church Street. At 10:55 am Lawrence County Sheriff Jeff Yates along with several deputies were in route to the apartments.

Once on scene, deputies began evacuating the complex and setting up a perimeter around the area. AET Ambulance along with Medic One Ambulance were dispatched to stand by. Portia Fire Department was also activated to be on standby.

This is an active scene, you are advised to stay clear of the area. We will update this story as soon as possible.

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