Buildings evacuated after bomb threat at Willington truck stop

Connecticut State Police are investigating a bomb threat at a truck stop in Willington on Monday afternoon.


Bomb-sniffing dogs were called to the TA Travel Center, which is at 327 Ruby Rd. and just off Interstate 84, around 2:45 p.m. Police said the manager received an anonymous phone call that indicated a bomb threat. 

Troopers were called to the truck stop and two stand-alone buildings were evacuated by state police. Both searches found no explosive devices in the buildings. There were no reported injuries.

Around 4 p.m., business resumed at the TA Travel Center. 


The threat remains under investigation by Connecticut State Police. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Connecticut State Police at 860-896-3200.

on 11 August 2017