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Bomb Threats Continue On Pitt’s Campus

Cathedral of Learning Reopens After Latest Threat
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PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Pitt’s Cathedral of Learning was reopened after the building was searched by police and a bomb-sniffing dog from the McKeesport Police Department.

The building was evacuated at the height of rush hour after a bomb square – the fourth at the building this month. It was found in a women’s bathroom. Previous threats were discovered in the men’s room.

There two others at the Chevron building, bringing the total to six in recent weeks.

Several classes in the cathedral were moved across the street to Schenley Plaza. One of them was an adolescent development class.

Samantha Klein, a student, said this was the first time she was involved in a bomb scare like this and it frightened her.

Samson William Patton, Jr., said it sounded like someone wanted to get out of class.

Last week, Pitt said police identified a person of interest in the bomb scares, but no one was arrested.

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