‘Security threat’ shuts down Joyful Noise child centers


No details on the security threat have been given

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — Joyful Noise Child Development Centers in downtown and east Portland will not open Friday due to a security threat.

Shortly before 10 p.m. Thursday night, a press release advised the closure — citing a security threat to federal buildings. However, the release said no more details on the threat could be given. The downtown Joyful Noise center is located at Southwest 1st Avenue and Oak Street, while the east location is a few blocks from the Moda Center on Northeast Grande Avenue.

KOIN 6 News is working to learn more about the security threat and will bring you any developments as soon as they come in.

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