May 28, 2014

Bomb threat clears out metro-east strip club

A bomb scare cleared out a Washington park adult nightclub late Tuesday night.

Police received a report at 10:16 p.m. that there was an explosive devise in Miss Kitty's nightclub on Illinois 111 near its Interstate 64 ramp.

Washington Park police as well as firefighters from Washington Park, State Park and Camp Jackson cleared out the nightclub to search for the bomb.

Patrons had to stand in the parking lot at Larry Flynt's Hustler Club across the highway while the search was completed.

Metro bus service in the area was also disrupted by the threat.

Police have not said what was found in Miss Kitty's -- or whether anything was found. There were no injuries and no arrests.

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