- The Washington Times - Monday, November 16, 2015

At least four buildings have been evacuated at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, after an unconfirmed bomb threat was received about noon Monday.

A memo sent at 12:45 pm by Steven Catalano, the Special Advisor to the Chief of Police and Public Information Officer at the Harvard University Police Department, confirmed that police “received an unconfirmed bomb threat affecting the Science Center, as well as Sever, Emerson and Thayer Halls on the Cambridge campus,” The New York Observer reported.

Mr. Catalano said the buildings have been evacuated and that “law enforcement officials are on scene.” 

“In the wake of recent tragic events in locations ranging from Paris to Beirut and beyond, we understand that this type of threat will cause great anxiety for many across our campuses,” a statement from Harvard University Executive Vice President Katie Lapp said, a local Fox News affiliate reported.

“As of this writing, nothing to substantiate the emailed threat has been found,” she said, Boston.com reported.



Several other Massachusetts schools also received bomb threats Monday. Cape Cod Community College canceled classes Monday morning from a threat, and Fitchburg State temporarily evacuated its McKay campus, Boston.com reported.

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