Police Evacuate Business School Buildings After Bomb Threat

UPDATED: May 18, 2016, at 2:30 p.m.


Police evacuated several buildings at Harvard Business School in response to a reported bomb threat, Harvard University Police Department spokesperson Steven G. Catalano wrote in an email to Harvard affiliates Wednesday morning.

In an update sent at 11:24 am, Catalano said seven buildings had been evacuated: Morgan Hall, Esteves Hall, Aldrich Hall, Chao Center, Tata Hall, Hawes Hall, and Batten Hall. Catalano's email advised people not in those buildings to remain where they were.

{shortcode-87e3a0b235598a7eee271b61f585e60fb2e82695} Myeshia Henderson, a spokesperson for the Boston Police Department, said one building—Aldrich Hallfell under BPD’s jurisdiction. Their office received word of a bomb threat at 10:38 a.m., she said, and officers are currently investigating at 35 Harvard Way.


Catalano wrote at 2:00 pm that "all buildings have been cleared and reopened." The investigation into the bomb threat is "active and ongoing."

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