Bomb threat at Westfield State University

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WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – No threat was found after a bomb threat at Westfield State University.

According to the university’s website, resident students living in Scanlon Hall had to evacuate their dorms after a bomb threat around 2:30 Sunday morning.

State Police, Westfield Police, and Westfield State University Police were called to the residence hall and searched the building.

Nothing was found and students were allowed back into their dorms just after 5AM Sunday morning.

Mollie Devoie, a student, told 22News, “I’m actuallty annoyed because It was like 1:30 and all I heard was knocking, I was actually kind of freaked out because I thought some psycho was knocking on our door.”

Another student, Joe Corsi, added, “It was kind of weird to be honest with you. I was just getting back into my room. I was hanging out with a couple of friends downstairs and all of a sudden I hear a bang on my neighbor’s door.”

Campus police hope someone steps up with information leading to the identity of the bomb threat caller.

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