Police investigate bomb threat phone call during Thursday NASCAR practice – Autoweek

An anonymous bomb threat was called in Thursday regarding Daytona International Speedway but local law enforcement swept through the facility and found no traces of any explosive devices.

A statement from the Daytona Police Department reads as follows:

“On Thursday afternoon, June 29, 2017, a call was received at the front desk of the Daytona Beach Police Department regarding a bomb threat at the Speedway. The caller said he had placed multiple bombs on Speedway property. A thorough check of the property was done and nothing was found an hour into the search.”

Police obtained a phone number and officers are working to identify and locate the caller. Track activity will proceed as planned on Friday for the NASCAR Cup and Xfinity race weekend.

By Matt Weaver


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