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Mercer County winery target of bomb threat

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On December 13, Wilhelm Winery at 590 Georgetown Road in Hadley Pennsylvania received a bomb threat. 

According to Pennsylvania State Police, the bomb threat came in the form of an email. Police say the email demanded $20,000 in Bitcoin or a bomb inside the establishment would be detonated on December 13 at 2:21 pm. 

This is one of the many similar bomb threats nationwide. On the same day, the Trumbull County Family Court also received a bomb threat asking for $20,000.

A spokesperson from the Northeast Ohio Office of the FBI issued a statement saying, "We are aware of the recent bomb threats made in cities around the country, and we remain in touch with our law enforcement partners to provide assistance. As always, we encourage the public to remain vigilant and to promptly report suspicious activities which could represent a threat to public safety.” 

Pennsylvania State Police say that there is no suspect yet. 

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