Marines at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, experienced an unscheduled disruption Thursday morning when two bomb threats temporarily closed the Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks on base.

The Marine Corps eExchange and commissary were evacuated and area traffic rerouted after two separate bomb threats were telephoned directly into the coffee shops at approximately 7:30 and 8 a.m. EST.

Military personnel and explosive detection dogs immediately swept the area, but found no trace of any explosive material, Col. Annita Best, public affairs officer for Marine Corps Installations East, told Marine Corps Times.

"The [Criminal Investigative Division] is still investigating, but there currently aren't any leads," she said. "I can say with real confidence that the threats were unsubstantiated."

Following a search of the buildings, adjacent structures, parking lots and vehicles, the area was declared clear at 10 a.m., and business returned to normal shortly thereafter.

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