LABELLE, FL. -- The Hendry County Sheriff's office said late Wednesday night it has received several reports from local businesses reporting they have received bomb threats.
According to the department's latest release on Wednesday, May 29 at 11:04 p.m., investigators are "aggressively seeking to identify everyone involved in this crime."
At 8:44 p.m. Wednesday night, a comment was posted on a Southwest Florida Online April 23, 2009 news story about a bomb threat at the now closed U-Save Supermarket in LaBelle. The anonymous post said, "4 bomb threat in one day for labelle, wow labelle on the map now."
It is not known if there is any connection with this comment and the crime committed. Reportedly, there were threats made to the LaBelle Middle School, BP Station, and Winn-Dixie.
Anyone with information involving persons making bomb threats is asked to contact the Hendry County Sheriffs Office as soon as possible.