Police are searching for a woman who phoned in and emailed a bomb threat to a company in Long Island City.
At approximately 10:40 a.m. on May 19, a 29-year-old female employee of Propper Manufacturing Company, located at 36-04 Skillman Ave., received a phone call from a woman saying that she was going to blow up the building. The employee later received an email with the same threat.
However, when officers from the 108th Precinct arrived on scene, no bomb was found.
Police have identified the suspect as Vernice Brown, 26, and are searching for her whereabouts.
Making bomb threats is a serious crime with heavy criminal penalties.
Propper Manufacturing supplies businesses in the health care industry with diagnostic tools and medical kits. The CEO of Propper Manufacturing, Joe Looney, credited the employees’ orderliness to their company’s emergency plan.
“We followed our emergency