Bomb Threat at Drag Event Deemed Not Credible

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Takoma Park Police has announced that following a thorough investigation of a bomb threat at a drag event that was being held at Motorkat on the 6900 block of Laurel Avenue, the restaurant was cleared and surrounding areas have been reopened to the public.

Motorkat released the following statement via social media: “ON SATURDAY, DECEMBER 9TH, THE TAKOMA PARK POLICE DEPT. RECEIVED AN EMAIL WHICH THREATENED THE SAFETY AND WELL-BEING OF THE ATTENDEES OF DRAG EVENTS AT MOTORKAT.

WE STAND WITH THE LGBTQ+ COMMUNITY AND ARE DETERMINED TO OVERCOME THIS INCIDENT. MOTORKAT WILL CONTINUE TO BE A SAFE SPACE FOR EVERYONE. THANK YOU TO OUR LOYAL PATRONS AND THE COMMUNITY FOR THEIR CONTINUED SUPPORT DURING THIS CHALLENGING TIME.”

Per Takoma Park Police: “After careful examination and diligent efforts by our officers and detectives, as well as surrounding law enforcement and fire department partners, we can confirm that there is no credible threat in the area.

We extend our sincere appreciation to:

Montgomery County Fire and Explosives
Montgomery County Police K9
Rockville City Police K9
Prince George’s County Sheriff’s Department K9
Metropolitan Police Department

for their support and expertise during this incident.  Their professionalism and dedication were instrumental in the resolution of this matter, and we are grateful for the seamless coordination between our organizations.

We understand the disruption and concern that such situations can cause, and we want to express our gratitude to the community for their patience and cooperation through this process.”

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