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Reward offered in Perdue Farms bomb threat

The Houston County Sheriff's Office is looking for help in finding the person who phoned in a bomb threat to the Perdue Farms chicken plant three weeks ago.

It happened Feb. 4 at the plant on the Highway 247 spur in Perry.

On Tuesday, Macon Regional Crimestoppers says a woman phoned in the threat around 7:30 that morning.

She said that several bombs were hidden, and one would go off every hour.

The company evacuated the building and investigators searched the building for about three hours, with the help of bomb-sniffing dogs. No bomb was found.

Sergeant Chris Paul says Perdue is offering a reward of $2,500 for anyone that can give them information on the case.

"It's probably one of the harder cases that we have to investigate, because you have very little to go on," he explains. "We have very little evidence to go on other than a caller's voice, so that's why we're reaching out to the public. Just in case somebody did know, then they can call us."

He says the shut-down cost Perdue at least $100,000.

Anyone with information on the threat can call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68-CRIME.


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