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    Campus security is looking to identify the man in the photo.

Bomb threat at Lyndon State College causes scare

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LYNDONVILLE — A bomb threat at Lyndon State College caused a scare at the school this afternoon.

Police say at around 1:45 p.m., Lyndon State College received an anonymous threatening email via admissions and student services claiming that there were explosive devices placed in various locations of the campus.

The author of the anonymous email threatened harm to the campus.

Campus security conducted an immediate search for suspicious devices or items and nothing was found.

They contacted the Vermont State Police to report the threat and troopers as well as members of the Bureau of Criminal Investigations responded.

Coordinated efforts were completed for ensuring the safety of the campus, authorities say, and a continued investigation is underway to identify the origin of the threatening email.

A photo was released of a person entering the library, and campus security is asking anyone who recognizes the individual in the photo to call 802-626-6432 or email george.hacking@lyndonstate.edu.

All scheduled programs and activities will continue as scheduled, the school says.

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