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.