ELMHURST – Elmhurst Police reportedly are investigating a threat received Dec. 15 at the Elmhurst Public Library.
Police evacuated the library, 125 S. Prospect Ave., and are investigating a threat, according to a city of Elmhurst Facebook post issued at about 10:30 a.m.
Residents are asked to avoid the area, and the investigation is ongoing, the post stated.
Elmhurst resident James Colbert, who was at the library during the evacuation, said a library employees confirmed the threat.
"I asked two employees," Colbert said. "One just said it was a threat. The other said bomb threat," Colbert said.
Elmhurst police would not confirm a bomb threat.
This story will be updated as developments and information is released.