University 'bomb threat' latest – MIT, NYU, and USC EVACUATED as police probe multiple threats made to top universities
THERE were "bomb" threats made at MIT in Massachusetts, NYU in New York City, and USC in Los Angeles, reports say.
At MIT, Building 54, the Green Building, has been evacuated and police are at the scene, according to an MIT Alert that was sent out.
Cambridge Police have confirmed they are "operating out of an abundance of caution" due to recent "similar threats," after a possible suspicious package reported at Green Building on MIT campus.
Another bomb threat was received by New York University at three locations: the Stern School of Business, Center for Neural Science, and Hebrew Union College, according to the school's Twitter account.
Students have also been asked to evacuate the campus. Elsewhere, evacuations were underway at Grace Ford Salvatori, Sample, and Wallis Annenberg halls at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles, according to social media reports.
The Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion in New York City also reportedly received a threat, reported the Washington Square News.
It comes after multiple similar bomb threats were made to top Ivy League colleges on Sunday and triggered mass evacuations before police deemed the threat not credible.
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