Cape Cod Community College receives bomb threat Sunday

Campus to open at noon Monday following sweep

UPDATE: At 9:30 a.m., Gross announced that the campus had been swept by law enforcement officials and was deemed clear. The campus will reopen as scheduled at 12 p.m.

Cape Cod Community College reportedly received a bomb threat on Sunday, according to Michael Gross, the school's director of communication. In a release, Gross said the West Barnstable campus will remain closed until noon on Monday. 

A sweep of the campus will be conducted Monday morning. Several local and state agencies including the Massachusetts State Police and State Police K9 units will participate in the sweep, according to the release.

The Hyannis Center, which was not targeted in the threat, will open on its regular schedule Monday.

We will update the story as more information is made available.


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