Princeton Evacuates Over Bomb Threat

But most students aren't on campus anyway
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 11, 2013 10:39 AM CDT
Princeton Evacuates Over Bomb Threat
A couple walks past Nassau Hall on the Princeton Unversity campus in Princeton, N.J. in this Dec. 18, 2001 file photo.   (AP Photo/Daniel Hulshizer, File)

Princeton University has evacuated, citing "a bomb threat to multiple unspecified campus buildings." In a 10:26am post on the school website, the Office of Communications told staffers and students not to "return to campus for any reason until advised otherwise." In follow-up Twitter posts, the school added, "This is NOT a test," but also pointed out that the campus was sparsely populated to begin with. "Regular classes are over and Commencement was last Tuesday," it wrote. "Most students left campus days or weeks ago." (Read more Princeton University stories.)

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