Annapolis, MD - Feb. 29, 2024 -  The Maryland State House is on lockdown early Thursday evening because of a possible security threat reported about 5 p.m.

The Annapolis Police Department told the Associated Press its offers were called to assist the Maryland Capitol Police after somebody called in an anonymous threat sometime Thursday. Officers had not found any suspicious activity by 6 p.m.

“You have to react to every threat as though it’s credible and serious,” Annapolis Police Department spokesperson Bernie Bennett told the AP, noting that nobody has been hurt.

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