UPDATE: LSU University in Baton Rouge Bomb Threat Is Over
Around 10:30 this morning a bomb threat for the LSU campus in Baton Rouge was called in to 911. The university was evacuated shortly thereafter.
As of 6 p.m. this evening official LSU personnel and Louisiana law enforcement officials were still searching buildings on the LSU campus.
Monday, September 17, 2012, 10:50 p.m. lsu.edu reported the following:
All campus buildings have been returned to normal operations and the campus is now open for students, faculty and staff. All classes and events scheduled for Tuesday, Sept.18 will be held as planned, and university employees and students should plan to return to their normal schedules on Tuesday, including the LSU Lab School and the LSU Child Care Center. The investigation related to the origin of the call is still ongoing by the LSU Police Department and supported by multiple law enforcement agencies.
Thanks to the entire LSU community for your patience and cooperation. Your safety is always our top priority.
The lsu.edu website reported at 7 p.m. tonight the following.
All Residential Life facilities have been deemed ready to return to normal operations, and students living there can return.
Also, The 5 and 459 Commons dining halls have been deemed ready to return to normal operations and will be open from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. this evening.
UREC has been cleared as well and will be open from 6:30 to 11 p.m. this evening.
Notifications on other campus facilities will be made as appropriate.
Keep your travels on campus restricted to these facilities only until further notice.