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GMU Students Resume Classes after Bomb Threat

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Morning classes at the Art and Design Building on George Mason University's Fairfax Campus were canceled Thursday morning, after a written bomb threat was discovered at the scene overnight. Morning classes at the Art and Design Building on George Mason University's Fairfax Campus were canceled Thursday morning, after a written bomb threat was discovered at the scene overnight.

FAIRFAX, Va. (WRIC)—Early-morning classes at the Art and Design Building on George Mason University's Fairfax Campus were canceled Thursday morning, after a written bomb threat was discovered at the scene overnight.

GMU Police spent the morning investigating the threat and say that the university community was not in immediate danger. According to a press release posted by the school, classes beginning in the Art and Design Building at 7:30 a.m. were canceled, but all other classes and events were to go on as scheduled.

At 8:15 a.m., the university announced that the bomb threat investigation had concluded and that the building had been deemed safe. Classes beginning in the Art and Design Building after 9 a.m. will be held as normal.

Anyone with information about this situation is asked to contact GMU Police at 703-993-2810.

 

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