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8:15 a.m. UPDATE: Email from GMU says 'The bomb threat investigation at the Art and Design Building has concluded, the building has been deemed safe, and is now open. Classes in the Art and Design Building beginning at 9:00 a.m. or later will be held as scheduled.'
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FAIRFAX --George Mason University Police are investigating a written bomb threat found over night at the Art and Design Building.

According to an alert email sent at 6:01 a.m., the building has been cordoned off and classes beginning at 7:30 a.m. in the Art and Design Building have been cancelled.

Officials stressed in the email that the investigation 'does not present an immediate danger to the university community' and asked people to stay away from the building during the investigation. There was no information about what the wording of the threat.

All other classes and events on university campuses will be held as scheduled.

George Mason University Police and Fairfax Police are investigating and ask anyone with information to contact University Police at (703) 993-2810.

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