Bomb Threat Forces Evacuation of New Jersey Community College

The threat was called in to the Paramus Police Department, but by 3 p.m. the evacuation had been lifted, according to the school's Department of Public Safety

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What to Know

  • All three campuses at New Jersey's Bergen Community College were evacuated Monday afternoon because of a bomb threat
  • The evacuation was lifted shortly after 3 p.m., according to the school's Department of Public Safety
  • No other information was immediately available

All three campuses at New Jersey's Bergen Community College were evacuated Monday afternoon because of an unspecified bomb threat, the school's Department of Public Safety told News 4. 

The threat was called in to the Paramus Police Department, but shortly after 3 p.m. the evacuation had been lifted, according to the school's Department of Public Safety.

No additional information was immediately available. There was no information on the college's website or its Twitter account about the threat that lead to the evacuations.

The college's three campuses are in Paramus (main campus), Hackensack and Lyndhurst. Together, the trio serve more than 32,000 students in degree, continuing education and adult education programs. Bergen, a two-year public college, is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools.

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