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Park Slope YMCA evacuated after racist bomb threat directed at de Blasio

Two Park Slope YMCA locations were evacuated on July 24 after receiving a racist bomb threat directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio.
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Authorities evacuated two YMCA branches in Park Slope Wednesday after receiving a racist bomb threat directed at Mayor Bill de Blasio — who routinely exercises at the Ninth Street Y — according police.

The Park Slope Armory branch — located at 361 15th St., between Seventh and Eighth avenues — received the ominous call at around 7:30 a.m. on July 24, police said.

The threatening female caller said she was going to “blow up the Brooklyn YMCA because that’s where Mayor de Blasio goes and he likes black people and is running for president,” according to cops.

Because de Blasio actually frequents the Ninth Street branch, police decided to evacuate both buildings, cops said.

Authorities found no explosive devices at either location, which were both cleared for re-entry, according to police.

Hizzoner remained undaunted by the threat and proceeded to his daily workout, according to City Hall spokesman Freddi Goldstein.

“The mayor is thankful every day for the NYPD for keeping our city safe and yesterday was no exception,” said Goldstein.

Reach reporter Aidan Graham at agraham@schnepsmedia.com or by calling (718) 260–4577. Follow him at twitter.com/aidangraham95.
Updated 12:30 pm, July 25, 2019
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Reasonable discourse

Louis Chevrolet from Bensonhurst says:
Someone better check Henry Ford's whereabouts and phone records!
July 25, 2019, 9:22 am
Henry Ford from Bay Ridge says:
The threatening female caller said she was going to “blow up the Brooklyn YMCA because that’s where Mayor de Blasio goes and he likes black people and is running for president,”. That sounds like almost all of the people who post comments here. Barry from Kenya, Hillary from Prison, Kay Sidea, Jabooty. Sounds like a typical white, fat, trump supporter.
July 25, 2019, 9:51 am
ANTIFA Group Leader from The Fascist Democrat Party says:
Actually Henry you’re the only one who routinely posts threats on here. Others might post comments that you are uncomfortable with but they are not hostile like your comments, they are simple facts that get you all crazed like a psychopath!
July 25, 2019, 10:59 am
Benji from The Berg says:
Dang! Henry getting called out for who he is!
July 25, 2019, 11:16 am
Gary from Fort Greene says:
Another spoof threat. Hope they catch the leftist who phoned it in.
July 25, 2019, 3:24 pm

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