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MUNSTER — Police responded Tuesday morning to a preschool at the Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana after someone phoned in a bomb threat there, officials said.

Lt. Ed Strbjak, spokesman for the Munster Police Department, said employees at K'Ton Ton Preschool, 585 Progress Ave., called police immediately after receiving the threat.

He declined to elaborate on what the caller said, saying the incident remains under investigation.

K'Ton Ton staff and police evacuated the building. Officers searched the building and found no evidence of explosives, Strbjak said.

Michael Steinberg, executive director of Jewish Federation of Northwest Indiana, declined comment Tuesday morning.

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