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University investigates email threat

| Wednesday, November 30, 2016

The University received a bomb threat via email early Tuesday morning, according to an email sent to students, faculty and staff by the Office of Campus Safety.

After an investigation conducted by Notre Dame Security Police (NDSP) and local, state and federal law enforcement, officers determined there was no danger to the campus community, according to the email. University spokesperson Dennis Brown said the threat involved the use of an explosive device.

“As part of the investigation, NDSP checked on possible sources of the threat but found none at Notre Dame,” Brown said in an email.

Brown said he could not release any more details while the investigation was still ongoing.

Later Tuesday afternoon, students received another email from the Office of Campus Safety reminding them how to respond in emergencies, such as a an active shooter situation.

The email said members of the campus community should report suspicious behavior or safety concerns immediately by calling NDSP.

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