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A Harrisburg woman is facing charges in a bomb threat received by an Upper Allen Township business on Tuesday.

Yiset Witter, an employee of the business, has been charged with threat to use weapons of mass destruction; terroristic threats, harassment, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.

Police said the the business, which is contracted to provide support services for a federal agency, received the threat over the telephone. The threat caused a significant disruption at the facilities in Upper Allen and in Washington, D.C., police said.

Witter was arrested by Upper Allen Police Thursday morning when she arrived for work. She was arraigned by Magisterial District Judge Martin and committed to the Cumberland County Prison on $75,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is scheduled for Jan. 22.

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Email Joshua Vaughn at jvaughn@cumberlink.com. Follow him on Twitter at @Sentinel_Vaughn.

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