PORTLAND, OR (KPTV) - Pioneer Courthouse Square was shut down as police responded to a woman making a bomb threat in a bank. 

By around 6 p.m. Wednesday, police said they had taken the woman, later identified as Deborah L. Uhl, 44, into custody at the Chase Bank branch. 

Uhl was booked into Multnomah County Jail and is facing charges of false report, trespass II, and disorderly conduct II.

Earlier Wednesday evening, the Portland Police Bureau reported the Special Emergency Reaction Team and Crisis Negotiation Team responded to the 800 block of Southwest 6th Avenue.

The bomb squad was also called out, “given the nature of the threats from the woman,” according to police.

Nearby businesses and buildings were evacuated and Pioneer Courthouse Square was closed. People were advised to avoid the area.

After Uhl was taken into custody, police said there were no known injuries in connection with this case. A bomb was not found. 

All MAX lines were disrupted in the area during the incident, according to TriMet. 

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