Chapel Hill police evacuated and closed nearby University Mall Monday afternoon due to a bomb threat.
A threat written on a note in a men’s bathroom was found around 4:30 p.m., and the facility remained closed until around 6:00 p.m.
Police cars created a perimeter around the building, located between Duke and downtown Chapel Hill at 201 S. Estes drive, and the police used dogs to investigate both the inside and outside of the premises. Police said no device was found in their investigation.
University Mall is home to numerous food and clothing vendors, including A Southern Season, City Kitchen and Dillard’s department store.