Gateway Mall gets bomb threat


Posted at Apr 10 2014 03:34 PM | Updated as of Apr 10 2014 11:34 PM

MANILA -- The Gateway Mall in Cubao received a bomb threat on Thursday morning, police said.

According to Quezon City Police District Public Information Office Chief Senior Inspector Maricar Taqueban, the human resource officer of Accenture, Stephanie Lucena, received a text message at around 5 a.m. saying that a bomb planted inside the mall will explode at 8 a.m.

Personnel of the QCPD's Firearms and Ordnance Division were immediately sent to the area to search for traces of explosives.

The search yielded negative results.

The mall opened at 10 a.m. as was normal. -- Report from Johnson Manabat, dzMM