Update: Streets reopen around Fairmont Hotel after no suspicious devices were found

Update: Streets reopen around Fairmont Hotel after no suspicious devices were found

By Tasha Tsiaperas

Updated at 8:25 a.m.: The streets have been reopened around Fairmont Hotel after a bomb threat.

No explosive devices were found in the hotel.

Police said a guest complained to hotel staff that someone had left a bomb in his room. The man asked for help taking his belongings to his car. Officers found a box that appeared to be an explosive device in the man’s vehicle.

The man was taken to Green Oaks Psychiatric Hospital for evaluation, police said.

Original post at 7:45 a.m.: The Dallas Fire-Rescue hazardous materials team has responded to the Fairmont Hotel to investigate a bomb threat this morning.

Dallas police have closed streets surrounding the 545-room hotel in the 1700 block of North Akard Street. Ross Avenue, North St. Paul Street, San Jacinto Street and Ervay Street have been affected.

The hotel has not been evacuated, according to Dallas Fire-Rescue spokesman Jason Evans.

More details to come.

 

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