The Auburn Police Department is investigating a bomb threat made to Auburn University School of Nursing Wednesday morning.
The police received a call that a bomb was located in the building, and the initial threat primped the University to send out an AUAlert to students and faculty. Less than 30 minutes later, the officers responded to the report and conducted a search that confirmed there was no bomb or other dangers present and an all clear was sent.
The police are still conducting an investigation to identify and prosecute the person who called. Threats of this nature are felony criminal offenses, according to Alabama state law.
Anyone that can provide information about this crime or identify the suspect is encouraged to call the Auburn Police Department at (334) 501-3141 or the Police Tip Line at (334)-246-3141.
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