SFSU Building Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat [Updated]

SFSU Building Evacuated Due to Bomb Threat [Updated]
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By Bay City News - Published on May 24, 2017.

San Francisco State University has evacuated its Health and Social
Sciences building because of a bomb threat received this morning around 10
a.m., a university spokeswoman said.

"We're taking the threat seriously," SFSU spokeswoman Mary Kenny
said. "The safety of the university and the surrounding community is our top

University police have swept the building, near the intersection of 19th and Holloway avenues. As of roughly 11:30 a.m., Kenny said that San Francisco police were also sweeping the building with canine units.

The semester has already concluded and the university's commencement ceremony is scheduled for Thursday, according to Kenny.

Update, 1:46pm: Around 1:15 p.m., university officials said that both
agencies had determined there was no threat to public safety and called the
incident to a close.