Meadows bomb threat called from Jiffy Mini-Mart pay phone


TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) – Just before 3:40 p.m. on Monday, the Vigo County Central Dispatch Center received a 911 call from a male stating there was a ‘bomb threat’ at the Meadows Shopping Center.

The shopping center was evacuated and the building searched and once they concluded there was no explosive device, all were allowed back inside the building.

Officials have confirmed the call was placed at the pay phone located at the Jiffy Mini-Mart at 1301 Poplar Street. Subjects at the location were interviewed on scene and follow-up interviews were also conducted.

This is an ongoing investigation and anyone with information can contact the Terre Haute Police Department at (812) 238-1661. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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