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Station: Bomb threat at WNYT; Building searched, cleared

Station: Bomb threat at WNYT; Building searched, cleared

The threat was called in Sunday morning, the station says
Station: Bomb threat at WNYT; Building searched, cleared
In this file photo from 2015, Bob Kovachick, WNYT NewsChannel 13 Chief Meteorologist, with anchor Kelly Lynch.
Photographer: Gazette file photo

MENANDS - A bomb threat this morning has cleared the WNYT and WNYA studios, WNYT reported on its site and social media.

The caller phoned in the threat to the station's newsroom Sunday morning, the station reported. Police were investigating.

"Police are investigating and everyone is safe," WNYT reported on its Facebook page.

The station later tweeted shortly after noon that Menands Police and Albany County Sheriff's deputies had searched the building and given the all-clear. Staff had returned inside.

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