Woman charged over bomb hoax

Glenn CordingleyBroome Advertiser
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Camera IconGeneric WA police car image. Credit: Pilbara News

Bingo players at the RSL Club in Broome were evacuated after a woman allegedly rang bar staff saying a bomb would go off in 30 minutes.

The hoax was allegedly made at about 7.45pm last night and police said the woman hung-up after making the threat.

Police and RSL staff escorted patrons from the premises.

Broome Police Senior Sergeant Brendon Barwick said officers were able to identify the phone number and attended a Broome address.

A 43 year old Broome woman has subsequently been charged with create false belief and has been bailed to the Broome Magistrates Court.

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