AUBURN, Ala. — Auburn University classes are set to resume after a Tuesday morning bomb threat caused officials to evacuate the campus' main student center, according to a university alert.
The message, found in the Haley Center's bathroom, comes a week after classes were cancelled due to a threatening message, according to reports.
According to The Plainsman, Auburn Police and Auburn Fire responded to the Haley Center after the bomb threat was reported at 8:33 a.m.
"We are currently conducting an investigation into the threat," Captain Lorenza Dorsey told The Plainsman Tuesday morning. "We have since evacuated the building and we have canines going floor-to-floor doing a complete and thorough search of the building. We anticipate reopening the building very shortly.”
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Auburn University officials announced that the building had been searched and deemed safe to reenter at about 12:40 p.m. Classes are slotted to resume at 2 p.m.
In a news release Tuesday, Auburn University and Auburn Police announced a $10,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of those responsible for the threats.
Auburn University cancelled classes April 16 after a student found a message in the Haley Center's men's restroom on March 26. The note read, "To whom it may concern, April 16, 2014, I will unleash a rampage of biblical proportion across this tiny campus. You have been warned."
"Reports late yesterday of a suspicious person on campus and a photo circulating on social media that connected the threat to the anniversary of the Virginia Tech tragedy raised legitimate concerns among the campus community," the school announced in a statement released April 16.