State and Hingham police investigate bomb threat at Hingham business; no devices found

After a Hingham business received a bomb threat over the telephone this afternoon, a search by local and State Police yielded no devices, authorities said.

At about 2:45 p.m., emergency crews were cleared from Russelectric at 99 Industrial Park Ave., Hingham police said.

The business received the threat at noontime, said Hingham Police Sergeant Steven Dearth.

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Hingham police evacuated and searched the building, Dearth said. State Police sent their bomb squad unit to assist, Trooper Todd Nolan said.

Hingham police were assisted by the State Police K-9 unit for a second search of the building, Dearth said.

No one was injured. The incident is under investigation, Hingham police said.