No bomb found after evacuation of Front Range Community College in Fort Collins, police say

FORT COLLINS, Colo. - No devices were found after a bomb threat scrawled on a bathroom wall forced the evacuation of Front Range Community College in Fort Collins on Wednesday afternoon, Fort Collins Police said.

Community college police conducted a campus search and found no devices, Fort Collins Police said. The Northern Colorado Bomb Team consulted with campus police on the incident.

The school was evacuated about 1 p.m. after a bomb threat was found on a bathroom wall in the student center, college spokesman John Feeley said.

Feeley said campus police called Fort Collins Police, who advised evacuating the campus.

"As a precautionary measure, Front Range Community College closed and evacuated campus," police said in a news release.

"The health and safety of our students and staff and faculty are paramount," Feeley said. "We follow the advice of the experts."

While all classes on campus have been canceled for Wednesday, classes that are held on satellite campuses will be held as scheduled, Feeley said.

Classes are scheduled to resume at 1 p.m. Thursday, Feeley said. Students can check Front Range Community College's Facebook page for updates:

Initial reports had said the school was being evacuated because of a gas leak. That report was incorrect.

Front Range Community College has four campuses -- Larimer, Boulder, Westminster and Brighton.

The Larimer campus is on Harmony Road and Shields Street.

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