On Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 6:30pm, Quaker Bridge Mall security received a call reporting there was an explosive device in the food court area from what appeared to be from a computer generated voice.
The Quaker Bridge Mall was evacuated as a precaution. K-9 units from the New Jersey State Police, Mercer County Sheriffs Officer and Princeton Police searched the mall interior finding no evidence of an explosive device. Mall employees were allowed to return into the mall at approximately 8:30pm.
This is one of at least two dozen “swatting” hoaxes that occurred in New Jersey since last year.
If anyone has any information to assist in this investigation, please contact Det. Todd Caruso at 609-844-7127 or the Lawrence Township Police at 609-896-1111.