University of Connecticut Campus Evacuated Over Bomb Threat

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The University of Connecticut campus in West Hartford has been evacuated after a bomb threat was made Thursday morning, the Hartford Courant reports.

University police requested assistance from state police over the threat, which was phoned in at about 9:30 a.m., according to the newspaper.

The campus was closed temporarily on Tuesday due to a similar threat.

"A bomb threat has been received for the West Hartford Campus," the university said Thursday in a statement on its website. "Police have responded and are investigating. The evacuation of the campus is in progress and no entry into buildings will be allowed until 12 p.m. or later."

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