BRIGANTINE, N.J. (WPVI) -- A popular section of a Brigantine, New Jersey beach has reopened following an earlier bomb threat.
The Cove, an area of beach facing the bay where vehicles are permitted, was evacuated late Saturday morning after a threatening note was discovered by a permit inspector.
Officials say the note stated a bomb or improvised explosive device was placed somewhere on the beach.
Police evacuated the beach as a precaution.
The area was closed off for several hours while an investigation was conducted.
No threat was found and the beach was reopened early Saturday afternoon.
The Cove beach in Brigantine, New Jersey reopens after bomb threat