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UPDATE: CSUN Bomb Threat Was a Hoax

Parents and students were alerted by an automated phone call.

Police and dogs searched buildings at Cal State Northridge Thursday morning in respose to a campus bomb hoax.

Parents and students received a Robocall alert at 10:38 a.m. The all-clear came at 11:25 a.m. with campus police saying there was "no threat to the CSUN community." 

The alert text message read:  “This is an alert notification for California State University, Northridge. This is the Department of Police Services. The campus recently received a non-specific bomb threat. University police take all threats seriously and are currently investigating this threat. Updates will be provided at periodic intervals. We are asking the CSUN community to report suspicious activity to university police dispatch at (818) 677-2111.”

Campus police used dogs in the search according to Carmen Ramos Chandler of the university. Classes were not interrupted, and there were no evacuations, she said. No suspicious items were found.

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