Ivy League Bomb Threats At Brown Yale Cornell Columbia

Bomb threats at Columbia, Cornell, Brown prompt police investigations 
MANHATTAN, New York (WABC) -- Bomb threats sparked investigations at several Ivy League schools, including Columbia University, on Sunday. Cornell, Brown and Columbia University all issued statements saying they were investigating bomb threats. Columbia says a campus-wide emergency alert was issued after receiving threats at university buildings. According to Columbia Spectator, Carman Hall, Lerner Hall, and Butler Hall were evacuated Sunday afternoon. Police say someone called and said they wanted $10,000 or they would blow up the building. Columbia Spectator reported that the school notified students that police had concluded their investigation and all three aforementioned buildings had been swept and were being reopened. Meanwhile, Brown University said in a statement, "the Department of Public Safety evacuated several buildings near the university's college green" after receiving a bomb threat by phone. At Cornell University, students and faculty were told to evacuate several areas on the Ithaca campus. Source


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