Threat cleared at Cloverleaf Mall; Authorities search district office

HATTIESBURG, Miss. (WHLT) — The Cloverleaf Mall in Hattiesburg was evacuated Friday morning due to a threat. Police tell us the threat has been cleared.

Cloverleaf Mall Evacuation

Police tell us that some called Channel Control Merchants and said there was a threat at their district office and at the Dirt Cheap at the Cloverleaf Mall. Channel Control Merchants owns Dirt Cheap Stores and Treasure Hunt stores.

Authorities swept the mall and said they did not find anything. Employees were evacuated and stood outside for about an hour. They are still checking the district office that is located in the 1600 block of Highway 49.

WHLT will update this story when more details become available.

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