Cornell University confirms bomb threat on Ithaca campus, orders evacuations

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ITHACA, N.Y. — Multiple buildings on the campus of Cornell University were frantically evacuated Sunday afternoon after police received reports of a bomb threat.

The initial report came in around 2:00 p.m.

“Police received a call of bombs being placed in the Law School, Goldwin Smith, Upson Hall and Kennedy Hall,” the University wrote in an alert. “Evacuate these identified buildings. Continue to avoid central campus. Additional information will be provided as it becomes available. Please do not call Cornell Police unless you need to report an emergency.”

“EVACUATE AND AVOID THE LAW SCHOOL,GOLDWIN SMITH, UPSON HALL AND KENNEDY HALL PLEASE DO NOT CALL THE CORNELL POLICE UNLESS YOU HAVE AN EMERGENCY”

There were no reports of injuries and police haven’t indicated whether the threats are credible.

This is a breaking news update.

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