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UPDATE: Evacuation over at Jewish Community Center

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Posted at 1:26 PM, Mar 10, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-10 16:35:57-05

UPDATE AT 1:16 PM: The property was deemed safe by police. Evacuees are allowed back inside businesses and Lake Sahara Drive has been reopened.

ORIGINAL STORY

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- Las Vegas police are responding to the Jewish Community Center to investigate "suspicious communications" received by staff members around Friday at noon.

The building and nearby businesses have been evacuated. Lake Sahara Drive is closed between West Sahara Avenue and Lake East Drive.

The investigation is ongoing. More information to come.