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Police investigating bomb threats at Fort Valley State University, other HBCUs nationwide

Campus operations are suspended for the day.

FORT VALLEY, Ga. — A bomb threat at Fort Valley State University brought the campus to a halt Tuesday morning.

Here's what we know...

Around 6:15 a.m., Fort Valley State University posted the following statement to Twitter: 

"Fort Valley State University has received notice of a bomb threat. Law enforcement is investigating. Campus is currently on lockdown. Residential students remain in dorms. Non-residential students and staff should not report to campus until further notice. Campus operations are suspended for the day."

There were also reports of threats made at other HBCU campuses across the country; including at Spelman in Atlanta, Kentucky State University, Edward Waters University in Jacksonville, Morgan State University in Baltimore, and Xavier University of Louisiana.

On Monday, six HBCU campuses across the country received bomb threats; including Albany State University in South Georgia, Southern University and A&M, Howard University, Bethune-Cookman University, Bowie State University and Delaware State University.

No devices were found in the threats at others HBCUs.

We're continuing to follow this developing story and will let you know as we get more information.

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