Winston-Salem Hall of Justice evacuated after police receive threat

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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.

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