University of St. Thomas evacuates building after threat

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — The University of St. Thomas has evacuated a building on its St. Paul, Minnesota, campus after receiving a bomb threat.

In a series of alerts posted to its website and social media pages, the university said Tuesday the threat was for the John Roach Center, which is a classroom building on the corner of Summit and Cleveland Avenues.

The building was evacuated, secured and was being searched. Officials closed the building for the rest of the day.

A university spokeswoman says summer classes were in session at the time and Tuesday’s classes were being relocated.

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