BREAKING: Penn State Police and FBI investigate bomb threats

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Police have concluded their investigation into the threat and and it is believed to be a hoax. According to Penn State Police, no further actions are planned.

Penn State confirmed that they received bomb threats to multiple buildings at their main campus in University Park earlier today.

Penn State University Police retweeted a post from PSU Alert UPark that said police and the FBI are investigating. At this time, police say this does not appear to be a legitimate threat, but the investigation is ongoing.

Individuals in the following buildings on campus received the message, which was sent by email: Rider Building; the University Park Airport; Tyson Building; Johnston/Findlay Commons in East Halls; the Agricultural Sciences and Industries Building, Henning Building, Redifer Commons and the Greenburg Complex.

Police will be in these locations until further notice. According to police, there is no need to evacuate at this time, and the campus remains open. Classes are continuing as scheduled.

Anyone with information on this threat is asked to contact Penn State police at 814-863-1111.

State College Police have said that they are dealing with several bomb threats across the county. Police nationwide have been inundated with bomb threats sent via email. Police have said that so far, no threats have been credible.

According to the Tribune Democrat, the Johnstown Courthouse and the Tribune Democrat have also been threatened.

If you receive an emailed threat, contact your local police and save the email.

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