Win Win food Cubs, Victory Over Giants and No Bomb
Chicago Cubs Bomb Threat Unfounded
Everyone took a deep breath and sighed with much relief after the bomb threat was determined unfounded. But when the calls as made to be safe rather than sorry Chicago police evacuated Wrigley Field in response to a call reporting at bomb following a Chicago Cubs game on Sunday afternoon.
According to Police News Affairs Officer Nicole Trainor, the threat was called into the Town Hall police district in the Lakeview neighborhood. Specifics were not given by Police however Cubs team officials did confirm that it was a bomb threat.
“Following our game this afternoon, we received a bomb threat and took swift action to clear the few remaining fans, players, staff and media from the ballpark,” the Cubs said in a statement. “After a thorough search by law enforcement, no evidence was found to suggest this threat was credible.”
The ballgame against the San Francisco Giants ended, fans were evacuated along with staff and press was ordered out of the press room because of a “safety issue” and made to leave the stadium around 6 p.m. Reporters also said officers were checking corridors and saw K9 police dogs on the premises.
Once police completed their investigation just after 7 p.m., reporters and Wrigley Field staff were allowed back into stadium.
It was a win win Sunday’s after the Cubs beat the Giants 2-0, completing a four-game sweep over their National League rivals and no bomb. The game ended around 4:30 p.m., and most fans had left the stadium allowing for a quick evacuation and less panic scenarios by the time police arrived.
The Cubs rep final words, “We take safety at Wrigley Field seriously and are working with law enforcement authorities to pursue the person who initiated this threat,”