Strong Museum closes Wednesday after receiving threat

(Photo courtesy: The Strong, Rochester, New York.)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WIVB) — The Strong Museum in Rochester closed on Wednesday after employees at the Bill Gray’s restaurant within the facility received a threat.

Museum Director Shane Rhinewald says the museum was closed as a safety precaution. He believes the museum will reopen on Thursday.

Rochester Police are working with Bill Gray’s employees to investigate the threat. Rochester Police say it was related to a domestic issue, according to Rochester CBS affiliate WROC.

WROC also says Rochester Police are saying there was no significant danger posed to the public.

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