MARTINSVILLE – Tuesday at approximately 12:40 PM a threatening message was discovered inside Hanesbrands Inc. located at 380 Beaver Creek Drive in Martinsville, VA. The message indicated that an explosive device had been placed inside the facility. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office Explosives Detection Canine and his handler along with other deputies conducted a systematic search of the building. Nothing suspicious was located. The Henry County Department of Public Safety and local volunteer fire and rescue units were on scene as a precaution. The Henry County Sheriff’s Office and Hanesbrands officials worked together to ensure the safety of the employees. Anyone having information pertaining to this incident is asked to contact the Henry County Sheriff’s Office at 276-638-8751 or the Crimestoppers Program at 276-632-7463. The Crimestoppers Program offers rewards up to $2,500.00 for information related to crime. The nature of the crime and the substance of the information determine the amount of reward paid.
MARTINSVILLE – The Henry County Sheriff’s Office responded an incident at Hanesbrands located at 380 Beaver Creek Drive Tuesday afternoon. Hanesbrands was placed on lockdown. Fire and EMS was placed on stand-by.