Six Flags amusement park closed after receiving threat

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — Authorities say Six Flags America in Prince George’s County is closed after the park received a bomb threat.

County Fire Department spokesman Mark Brady tweeted Wednesday that county fire and police were at the amusement park in Upper Marlboro while the bomb squad investigated. He says members of the squad determined that two suspicious packages were not explosive and that authorities are searching the park.

The park usually opens at 10:30 a.m. Park spokesman Roberto Baez confirmed that the park received a bomb threat and that the park is closed. He did not have any other details.

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