December 9, 2021

Columbia University Evacuated Campus Buildings Over Bomb Threat

Columbia University needed to evacuate two campus buildings on Sunday after the varsity obtained a bomb risk. It was one in all 4 obtained at an Ivy League college over the weekend.

Officers at Cornell University and Brown University additionally evacuated parts of their campuses because of bomb threats, the New York Put up reported.

Two days earlier than, Yale University was pressured to quickly shut down components of its campus for a similar motive.

WCAU-TV reporter Tyler Dumont tweeted that Brown University was clearing out some campus buildings “following a bomb threat.”

Hours earlier, Cornell did the identical. “Cornell ALERT,” the varsity stated on Twitter. “Law enforcement is on-site and investigating a campus bomb threat. The security perimeter is in place. Continue to avoid central campus.”

Authorities haven’t introduced a hyperlink to the threats which have focused the Ivy League faculties.

A spokesperson for Yale University stated it obtained a bomb risk on Friday.

On Sunday, Columbia spokeswoman Caroline Adelman stated in addition they obtained a risk at its Manhattan college.

“We’ve only been notified by a text,” Adelman instructed The Put up. “It mentions two buildings that are being evacuated and warns people to stay away.”