The Georgetown University bomb threat is under investigation by police after an alert was issued in the later afternoon by the Washington campus.
An investigation is underway to find out who issued a bomb threat to Georgetown University. Students were alerted of the bomb threat at 4:45pm on Saturday. The university, while not giving away details, stated that there was a report of a bomb at the bookstore in the university’s student center.
While the university has asked students and faculty to avoid the area until police finish their investigation, the close has yet to issue a lock-down. Police have not given any details on the case at this time, however, it is believed the school received the threat via e-mail.
As of now, no reports of an actual bomb being found on campus have turned up. Police are currently searching the bookstore as well as nearby areas for any sign of a planted destructive device.
The school has warned that all students and faculty are to remain calm as the police continue to investigate the area for any signs of the alleged bomb. No motive or suspects have been named by police at this time.
UPDATE: Police have cleared the university and said that there are no signs of any bombs on campus. The university has issued an alert to students and faculty saying that all school functions are back to normal.
Georgetown University Bomb Threat at University Student Center.