Bomb threat forces evacuation at Front Range Community College in Longmont

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Front Range Community College in Longmont. (Photo: Google Maps)

LONGMONT, Colo. — Two buildings at Front Range Community College in Longmont were evacuated Wednesday morning because of a bomb threat, the Longmont Police Department said.

The threat was found written on a wall that said what time the bomb would go off. Police did not release details of the message or the exact time.

Longmont police and the Boulder County bomb squad are on the campus at 2121 Miller Road as a precaution.

Police said about 1,000 students have been evacuated as a precaution.

Police did not find any suspicious devices and the campus was re-opened, Longmont police said as of 1:30 p.m. Classes were set to resume at 4 p.m.

There was a similar threat at Front Range Community College in Larimer County on Monday and police are investigating any possible connections.

Anyone with information about the threats is asked to call Longmont police at 303-651-8501.

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