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Police at Norfolk State University give 'All Clear' following bomb threat on campus

According to NSU officials, police completed their investigation and the campus will reopen Wednesday at 8 a.m.

NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk State University (NSU) said its police department has given an "All Clear" signal after a bomb threat was called in Tuesday to the university's campus.

According to NSU officials, police relocated all students, faculty and staff to a safe location until the campus was cleared by law enforcement. No one has been injured.

The university offices will be open Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. with in-person staffing.

School officials said the dorms will remain closed until 8 a.m. Students will not have access to the halls until then, but they can contact campus police at 757-823-9000 to access for emergency purposes only.

There will be transportation provided for the students to get back on campus from a hotel at 8 a.m.

The Norfolk FBI office, Norfolk Police Department and Virginia State Police all helped campus police to complete the investigation.

According to NSU Police Chief Brian Covington, threats were called into NSU and several other Historically Black Colleges and Universities this week.

Officials said the campus is safe to return. They encourage students, faculty and staff to utilize the school's counseling services that have been provided if needed. To make an appointment call 757-823-8173.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.

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