June 5, 2020 / 6:22 AM / a month ago

Japan's Dentsu evacuates Tokyo HQ after receiving bomb threat

TOKYO, June 5 (Reuters) - Japan’s largest advertising agency, Dentsu Group Corp, has evacuated its Tokyo headquarters after receiving a bomb threat, an internal company email reviewed by Reuters showed on Friday.

“Warning of explosion at Dentsu’s Shiodome headquarters building with deadline past 7:00 a.m. on June 7, Sunday” a message sent via the company’s website read, according to an email send to Dentsu employees.

Dentsu did not immediately respond to a request for comment. (Reporting by Maki Shiraki and Sam Nussey Editing by Chang-Ran Kim)

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