Bomb Threat

Dec. 13, 2017

3:35 p.m.

MU Alert reports a bomb threat at the Hearnes Center Shuttle Bus Stop. Stay away from or leave the area. Police are investigating.

3:44 p.m.

The area around the Hearnes Center shuttle bus stop has been evacuated. Traffic is being rerouted. A police K9 is en route to the scene.

3:55 p.m.

No suspicious or explosive device has been found. Police continue to investigate. Stay away from the area.

4:08 p.m.

Please stay away from the area of the Hearnes Center bus stop as police continue to investigate the bomb threat. No device has been found.

4:18 p.m.

All Clear. No explosive or suspicious device was found. The campus is back to operating under normal conditions. All Clear.


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