Azusa Pacific University back open after threat prompted temporary evacuations – Orange County Register

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AZUSA — Azusa Pacific University and its regional campuses have been evacuated Wednesday due to threatening messages that included a bomb threat, authorities mentioned.

By 10:35 p.m., evacuation orders have been lifted. The college introduced “There isn’t any longer a threat to the group. Enterprise might resume as regular.”

The announcement utilized to 2 campuses in Azusa and to regional campuses together with in Los Angeles, Monrovia, Murrieta, San Diego, Orange County, the excessive desert and the Inland Empire.

The college, a non-public Christian college within the Los Angeles suburb of Azusa, earlier introduced shortly after 5:30 p.m. that college students ought to evacuate, keep away from campus or shelter in place in the event that they lived in on-campus housing.

Azusa police mentioned campus security officers had obtained an e-mail that mentioned explosives had been positioned on campus however didn’t specify which campus.

Campus searches have been begun however no explosives had been discovered by late Wednesday evening.