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Bomb Threat Disrupts Patti LaBelle Concert in Wisconsin

Patti LaBelle was abruptly rushed off stage simply a few songs into her Christmas live performance in Milwaukee after a bomb risk compelled authorities to evacuate the theater.

The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that video from the Riverside Theater on Saturday evening (Dec. 10) exhibits what seems to be two safety officers interrupting the 78-year-old LaBelle as she chats with an viewers member. They rush her off stage. Shortly after, somebody introduced that the almost full 2,500-seat theater needed to be evacuated due to a bomb risk.

Catherine Brunson, who documented the evacuation on Facebook Live, advised the newspaper that the evacuation occurred two songs into LaBelle’s live performance round 9:24 p.m.

“We came out and police had the block taped off. … A whole lot of people were pretty upset. … It’s scary,” Brunson stated.

Scott Pierce, who additionally attended the live performance, stated everybody exited the theater calmly, but it surely’s “just sad that someone does this.”

Milwaukee Police Capt. Warren Allen Jr. stated in a press release early Sunday that K9 models searched the theater and no explosive units have been found, so there was no risk to the general public.

As of Sunday morning, LaBelle hadn’t issued a press release concerning the evacuation on social media. The operator of the Riverside Theater, Pabst Theater Group, stated it could work with LaBelle to reschedule the present sooner or later.

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