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Miami Police Department target of threatening call

Caller threatened to 'harm a cop and blow up a police station'

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MIAMI – The Miami Police Department was the target of a threatening telephone call Tuesday morning.

A 911 dispatcher received the threatening call shortly before 6:30 a.m.

"They received a call from an unknown male stating that he is going to harm a cop and blow up a police station," the dispatcher said on a police radio transmission.

The Miami Police Department's special investigations division is investigating the threat.

"It's very rare, but we do take these threats very seriously," Cmdr. Freddie Cruz told Local 10 News.


About the Author:

Glenna Milberg joined Local 10 News in September 1999 to report on South Florida's top stories and community issues. She also serves as co-host on Local 10's public affairs broadcast, "This Week in South Florida."