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Princeton University issued the following statement tonight at approximately 9PM:

The Department of Public Safety, out of an abundance of caution, is alerting members of the University community about a non-specific bomb and firearm threat that made reference to a student protest on campus.

In response to the threat, which was received in an email, the Department of Public Safety is enhancing campus patrols and actively investigating the threat in conjunction with other law enforcement agencies.

Members of the University community are urged to remain vigilant, check their surroundings and report any suspicious activity to the Department of Public Safety at 609-258-3333 or 911.

If you see something, please say something.

We remind all community members of our general crime prevention tips listed on our website,www.princeton.edu/publicsafety/CrimeTips.htm as well as the tips listed below.

  • Report suspicious persons or activity immediately by calling the Department of Public Safety or the Princeton Police.
  • Do not leave personal items unattended at any time.
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Mary Galioto
Mary Galioto is the founder, publisher and editor of MercerMe. Originally from Brooklyn, Mary has progressively moved deeper and deeper into New Jersey, settling in the heart of the state: Mercer County. Formerly the author of an embarrassingly informal blog, Mary is a lifelong writer and asker of questions and was even mentioned, albeit briefly, in the New York Times and Washington Post. She holds a bachelor’s degree in English from SUNY Binghamton and a Juris Doctorate from Seton Hall Law School. In her free time, Mary fills her life with excessive self-reflection, creative endeavors, and photographing mushrooms. Mary also works as the PR Coordinator at the Hopewell Valley Arts Council, serves on the volunteer Board of Trustees of the Lawrence Hopewell Trail (LHT), holds a seat on the Hopewell Borough Board of Health, and is a member of the Hopewell Valley Municipal Alliance.

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