Police find nothing suspicious in Dalhousie University bomb threat investigation

Halifax Regional Police on the scene of a bomb threat at Dalhousie University on August 17, 2016. Reynold Gregor/Global News

Students were allowed back into a number of buildings on the Dalhousie University campus Wednesday afternoon after being evacuated while Halifax Regional Police investigated a bomb threat.

Officers were called to a campus building located in the 5800 block of College Street for a bomb threat just after 11 a.m AT.

Investigators, with the help of the K-9 unit swept each floor of the Tupper Building, but found nothing suspicious. Students were allowed back inside at around 2:30 p.m.

The Tupper Building, Tupper Link, CHEB, Clinical Research Centre and the Life Sciences Research Institute were all evacuated for a couple of hours.

The threat came in as a threatening call from an anonymous caller, according to police.

College and Summer Streets and University Avenue had also been closed to traffic as a precaution.


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