Detroit (WXYZ) - The Detroit Tigers have issued a statement addressing the Comerica Park bomb threat made before Tuesday night’s Tigers game.
In the statement, Tigers officials said the safety of guests, employees and players is the number one priority.
The full statement: “Our primary concern is for the safety and security of our guests, employees, and players. As it pertains to Tuesday's game, we worked closely and collaboratively with law enforcement officials and followed firmly established protocols in jointly making a determination not to evacuate the ballpark. Because this matter is under active investigation, we are unable to provide further comment.”
According to police spokesperson Sergeant Eren Stephens the threat was called into 911 at 8:00 p.m.
Stephens says the Inspector for Detroit's Homeland Security Don Johnson and other Detroit Police officers did assist at the park, but the bomb squad was not dispatched to the scene and the game went on.
Copyright 2012 Scripps Media, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
More Detroit Headlines
Members of the Sweetest Heart of Mary Historic Catholic Church on Detroit's east side would like their bell back.
Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr is getting appraisals on 60,000 works of art at the Detroit Institute of Arts and other Detroit City assets as he is about to move into negotiations with creditors.
Since 2000, the Movement Electronic Music Festival has grown into an international house music phenomenon.