Bomb Threat Reported at Princeton [Updated]
A bomb threat has been made to several buildings on Princeton’s campus. Here’s the notice, which was posted on Princeton’s website at 10:26 a.m.:
There has been a bomb threat to multiple unspecified campus buildings. Please evacuate the campus and all University offices immediately and go home unless otherwise directed by your supervisor. Public Safety officers and Princeton Police will direct drivers leaving the campus and those without cars will be directed to evacuation sites. You will receive an update later today. Do not return to campus for any reason until advised otherwise.
Updated [4:41 p.m.] Still no bomb, thankfully. From Princeton:
In the aftermath of a bomb threat, searches of the Princeton University campus are continuing and significant progress has been made this afternoon. The searches are expected to continue for a few hours more, and University officials hope to reopen campus this evening. However, no decision to reopen will be made until the searches are completed.
As of 3:30 p.m., no explosives had been found. Bomb-sniffing dogs brought in from law enforcement agencies were on campus, and University officials were doing other searches. The bomb threat at the University was one of a number of similar threats around the United States today.
Campus-wide TigerTransit has been suspended at least until tomorrow morning. Undergraduate students are, of course, on summer break.