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UPDATE: Bomb threat at Raleigh Co. McDonalds unfounded

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BEAVER (WVVA) - Authorities have cleared the scene after finding no trace of a bomb at the McDonald's on Airport Road in Beaver.

The restaurant was evacuated around 2:30 p.m. Thursday afternoon after an employee found a threatening note in one of the restrooms.

The Raleigh County Sheriff's Department and State Police initially responded to the scene. A state police bomb dog was also called in.

As a safety precaution, the sheriff's department advised motorists to avoid the Airport Road/Ritter Drive area of Beaver.

The incident is under investigation.

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