Gateway Mall gets bomb threat

Posted at | Updated as of 04/10/14 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