Evacuation at Love Library at San Diego State University lifted after campus police issue all clear

SAN DIEGO - San Diego State University police gave the all clear late Monday after the Love Library on campus was evacuated due to a bomb threat.

The initial call about the incident came in at about 6:30 p.m.

"The SDSU police department received a report of a couple of suspicious notes that were found in the library," said SDSU police Capt. Lamine Secka. "The notes indicated that there may be some sort of bomb threat to the building."

According to campus police, two different notes were found inside two restrooms in the library. Though police would not be specific on the verbiage of the notes, they did say they were generic, indicating a bomb was somewhere inside.

"It's not every day you see cops with these big huge vests and guns sticking out," said student Tyrone White. "It was intimidating."

One hour after the discovery, an alert was sent out to students that read, "Love Library is being evacuated. SDSU PD is investigating suspicious circumstances. More info to come when available."

"We take all threats of this nature seriously, and so that's why we took the actions that we did," said Secka.

Campus police then conducted a sweep of the library and the surrounding area. Bomb-sniffing dogs made their way through the building but found nothing.

Police issued the all clear at about 10:45 p.m. The library was reopened shortly after.

There is no estimate of how many students were evacuated from the library, but 10News was told it was full due to finals coming up.

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