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Quad/Graphics plant in West Allis evacuated due to bomb threat

WEST ALLIS — More than 700 employees from the Quad/Graphics plant located in West Allis were evacuated due to a bomb threat Tuesday morning, March 20. A spokesperson for the company said a threatening note was found in a men’s restroom.

Quad/Graphics officials said safety is the company’s #1 concern. A total of 720 employees were evacuated and sent home or to other facilities as part of a previously-designed plan which is in place for workplace disruptions — such as a power outage.

A sweep of the 912,000-square-foot building was then underway by law enforcement, along with several K-9 officers. Nothing was found.

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Anyone with information in regard to the bomb threat is asked to contact the West Allis Police Department at 414-302-8000.