Ogden-Weber Technical College evacuated due to bomb threat; no bomb found

Jul 6, 2022, 9:30 PM
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OGDEN, Utah — The main campus of the Ogden-Weber Technical College was evacuated Wednesday afternoon after area emergency dispatch reported a bomb threat being called in.

According to a news release from the college, school officials, out of abundance of caution decided to evacuate the main campus and cancel all evening classes. The main campus was quickly evacuated and closed.

Law enforcement conducted a security sweep of the campus, including the grounds and buildings. No device was found. 

During its investigation, law enforcement learned that other technical and community colleges around the country also received similar threats at the same time. 

The college will return to its normal schedule on Thursday. 

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Ogden-Weber Technical College evacuated due to bomb threat; no bomb found