Columbia Taco Bell evacuated after bomb threat

Fast food restaurant evacuated after suspicous incident; no device found

POSTED: 02:45 PM CDT Oct 08, 2013    UPDATED: 05:50 PM CDT Oct 08, 2013 
Columbia Taco Bell

Police are investigating a suspicious incident at a Columbia fast food restaurant Monday night.

Officers were called to the Taco Bell off Stadium Boulevard around 8:40 p.m. for a report of a bomb threat.

An employee told ABC 17 News the threat prompted the restaurant to evacuate.

Columbia police would only confirm it was a suspicious incident. Officers were on the scene investigating for more than an hour.

No explosives were found at the scene.