Morning exams postponed after bomb threat at Johns Hopkins University

Posted at 7:57 AM, May 11, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-12 12:46:25-04

Morning exams at Johns Hopkins University's Homewood campus have been postponed due to a "non-specific, unverified threat of a bomb," school officials said.

All 9 a.m. exams have been postponed until 10 a.m. as a result. 

Police were called to investigate a bomb threat called into Johns Hopkins University Thursday morning. The caller said a lecture hall would be targeted. 

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The bomb squad was alerted and Homewood exam rooms were cleared. Academic buildings on the Homewood campus have been checked. Nothing suspicious was found, officials said.

"Johns Hopkins security has been searching academic buildings at Homewood where exams are scheduled," school officials said. "Nothing suspicious has been found to this point."

Exams scheduled for 2 p.m. will begin on time. All other university operations are on a normal schedule.

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