Aurora Casino Evacuated After “Threatening Statement”

Hollywood Casino in Aurora was evacuated after a bomb threat on Tuesday afternoon. A disgruntled patron made the threatening statement to employee who in turn alerted the authorities. Kane County bomb squad was called to the scene and conducted a sweep of the facility and surrounding areas and determined there was no explosives. The individual is currently being held pending charges being filed. The road in front of the casino was finally opened at approximately 8:00 p.m.