HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The agency that protects the Pennsylvania Capitol building says officials aren’t aware of specific threats to the facility but are bolstering security measures.
Troy Thompson with the Department of General Services, which oversees Capitol Police, said Thursday there are additional officers inside and out.READ MORE: Businesses Hope Partial Closure Of Fort Duquesne Boulevard Will Breathe Life Back Into Downtown
Barriers have been erected outside the ornate building in recent days.READ MORE: NASA Rocket Launch Should Be Visible Along East Coast Saturday Night
Thompson says Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf hasn’t issued an order to close the downtown Harrisburg complex next week, but that could change if necessary.
State capitols around the United States have worked to heighten security after the attack on the U.S. Capitol last week.MORE NEWS: Couple Arrested For Alleged Horrific Child Abuse After Kids Found Handcuffed In Car
(© Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)