U.S.-Canadian border closes after bomb threat


SAINT-BERNARD-DE-LACOLLE, Quebec (WTEN) – The U.S.-Canadian border crossing at Saint-Bernard-de-Lacolle has been evacuated due to a bomb threat.

CBC News reports the border was evacuated shortly after 9 a.m. after someone phoned in a threat.

All lanes of Highway 15 and I-87 at the border crossing is currently closed during the investigation.

Commuters are advised to avoid the area and seek alternate routes.

No word on how long the border will be closed.

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