UPDATED: Emergency Personnel Deem Bomb Threat in West Ocean City Planet Fitness a Hoax


UPDATED – The Worcester County Sheriff’s Office has deemed this a hoax and is investigating. Business will reopen in the morning.

Seaford Police were also called to the Planet Fitness on Norman Eskridge Highway for a threat around 4:30 Monday afternoon as well. Law enforcement cleared the scene, however the business planned to remain closed until Tuesday morning.


ORIGINAL STORY – 04/15/24 – The Worcester County Sheriff’s office is advising you to avoid the area of the Planet Fitness at the Outlets in West Ocean City. The Sheriff’s Office posted to their app at 4:24pm that there has been a bomb threat and deputies are assisting other agencies with the investigation. There is significant police and fire activity in that area. This is the second similar incident at this location this month, however, according to the Guardian, there have been multiple threats across the country after the gym’s trans-inclusive locker room policy went viral online.