Winston-Salem Hall of Justice evacuated after police receive threat

Data pix.

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — The Winston-Salem Hall of Justice was evacuated after a threat, according to the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office.

Winston-Salem police received the threat at about 1:20 p.m.

The threat was described as a general threat toward the courthouse and not specific individuals.

People were let back into the building after officials assessed the situation and completed a full evacuation out of an abundance of caution.

The Forsyth County Sheriff's Office, Winston-Salem police and the fire department are continuing to investigate.

Anyone with information regarding this incident should call the Forsyth County Sheriff's Office at (336) 727-2112.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.