UNC Pembroke buildings deemed safe, reopen after bomb threat

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Published: Oct. 7, 2022 at 11:28 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 7, 2022 at 2:00 PM EDT
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PEMBROKE, N.C. (WMBF) - Some classes at a local university were canceled after a bomb threat on Friday.

In an announcement, UNC Pembroke said the threat was made to UNCP’s School of Business and the James A. Thomas Hall and the business administration building were both evacuated.

Later in the day, UNCP said authorities deemed the buildings to be safe and were allowed to reopen. All remaining classes at the buildings have been canceled for the day.

The FBI, North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation and UNCP authorities are investigating the threat.

Stay with WMBF News for updates.