Police are on scene at Twitch headquarters after a threatening message

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  • San Francisco police are on scene at Twitch headquarters investigating a threat. The nature of the threat is unclear.
  • Employees at the company's headquarters were offered the option to work from home.
  • "We were made aware of a threat against our San Francisco HQ on Tuesday, and have been working directly with law enforcement as they investigate. The safety and security of our employees is our top priority, and we are focused on ensuring this is resolved quickly and safely," the company said in a statement to Business Insider.
  • Officer Adam Lobsinger of the San Francisco Police Department said police are currently on scene investigating the threat.
  • "We don't have any suspect or know how credible the threat is at this time," Lobsinger said on Wednesday morning.
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Police are on scene at Twitch headquarter in San Francisco due to a threat made against the company.

"We were made aware of a threat against our San Francisco HQ on Tuesday," a Twitch representative said in a statement to Business Insider, "And have been working directly with law enforcement as they investigate. The safety and security of our employees is our top priority, and we are focused on ensuring this is resolved quickly and safely."
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Employees at Twitch's San Francisco-based headquarters were offered the option to work from home on Wednesday as police investigate the threat.

Twitch didn't specify the nature of the threat.

Officer Adam Lobsinger of the San Francisco Police Department said police are currently investigating the threat to Twitch headquarters.
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"We don't have any suspect or know how credible the threat is at this time," he said.

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