MEADVILLE, Pa. (KDKA/AP) – School officials say an unspecified threat emailed to some employees at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is “not credible”
Students are taking final first-semester exams this week. Those exams were going on as scheduled Thursday, despite the threat received Wednesday.
The following email was sent to students of the University on Wednesday evening and posted on the school’s Facebook page:
“Edinboro University Police, along with state and federal law enforcement agencies, are investigating an email threatening violence against the Edinboro campus on Thursday. They are working to determine whether the threat is credible.
Students and other members of the campus community are urged to remain calm yet vigilant, and to report all suspicious activity to University Police by calling 814-732-2911. The university takes all threats seriously and has added police patrols to safeguard the campus community.
At this time, all final examinations and campus activities will remain on schedule. Updates will be provided as information becomes available.”
The University hasn’t said what the threat was about, only that individuals found making threats will be subject to serious criminal charges.
The school has increased police patrols and is cooperating with the FBI investigation.
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