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Police respond to alleged bomb threat at Yale University

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Scott Davidson
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Several buildings at Yale have been evacuated as police respond to calls about bombs being placed in several buildings.

The student paper, Yale News, shared an alert that was sent to students and staff.

People are asked to avoid buildings in the Old Campus area. Students were evacuated to the New Haven Green.

Yale and New Haven police are investigating with the help of the Department of Homeland Security.

A native Long Islander, J.D. is WSHU's managing editor. He also hosts the climate podcast Higher Ground. J.D. reports for public radio stations across the Northeast, is a journalism educator and proud SPJ member.