Harvard University investigating bomb threat that appears unsubstantiated

UPDATE 12:06 P.M.:

Harvard University officials on Monday continued to investigate an unconfirmed bomb threat that prompted the evacuation of four buildings.

The threat, sent via email, appeared unsubstantiated as of early Monday afternoon, university officials confirmed on the school’s website. Still, the Harvard Police Department and other law enforcement officials continued to investigate the Science Center, and Sever, Emerson, and Thayer halls.

The source of the threat has not yet been determined.

 

UPDATE 9:57 A.M.:

Harvard University was evacuating four buildings after receiving reports of an unconfirmed bomb threat Monday, according to a post on the university’s website.

The news was posted at 9:31 a.m. PST.

“An unconfirmed bomb threat has been received. The Science Ctr, Sever, Emerson, and Thayer Halls are being evacuated. More info to follow,” the post reads.

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