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Princeton University @Princeton 34m
Bomb threat on campus. Pls evacuate campus and offices and go home. Updates to follow. Check email. NOT A TEST.
PRINCETON (WABC) -- Students and faculty are being evacuated from Princeton University in New Jersey after a bomb threat was made to multiple unspecified campus buildings Tuesday morning.
Those on campus were told to leave the campus and all University offices immediately and go home unless otherwise directed by a supervisor.
Public Safety officers and Princeton Police are directing drivers leaving the campus, while those wi
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.
Princeton University @Princeton 9m Regular classes are over and Commencement was last Tuesday. Most students left campus days or weeks ago.
Princeton Police @PrincetonPolice 2m Traffic inbound to Princeton from Rt 1 is closed at this time. Outbound traffic is being allowed at this time. Please avoid downtown.
Princeton University @Princeton 1m Roads around campus are congested. Please allow extra time if you are driving, cycling or walking on the outskirts of campus.
Princeton University @Princeton 1m If you've left campus, you may go to Nassau Inn, Princeton Public Library and Princeton Arts Council building downtown.
At this time, Rt. 206 both north and southbound and Rt. 27 northbound are open to traffic and are recommended routes heading out of town...
School is out of session, with commencement being heldo on June 4. The university is unable to provide the number of staff members and other personnel actually on campus grounds at this point.
* * UPDATE * *
6:25 P.M. UPDATE -- Princeton University reopened its campus at 6:25 p.m. Tuesday, about eight hours after students, faculty and staff were evacuated because of a bomb threat.
The University received a phone call from someone who said multiple bombs were placed throughout campus at unspecified locations. After determining that the threat was credible, University officials ordered the campus evacuated. Faculty and staff were sent home; students were told to go to public places in the town of Princeton, including the Princeton Public Library, the Princeton Arts Council and the Nassau Inn.
Bomb-sniffing dogs were brought in from law enforcement agencies and searched campus in a coordinated effort with University staff members. No explosive devices were found. The University takes all threats to the safety and well being of its community members and visitors seriously.