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Benson Hotel evacuated due to bomb threat

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PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) -

Portland police evacuated the Benson Hotel in downtown Portland on Wednesday morning.

Officers responded to the historic hotel at 309 SW Broadway at 9:17 a.m. after getting word of a bomb threat.

As a precaution, all staff and guests were asked to leave the hotel while officers checked the hotel for suspicious items.

Portland police did not find anything suspicious during their search of the hotel. A bomb squad was never requested.

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