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Azusa Pacific University students told to evacuate following bomb threat

Posted at 8:30 PM, Feb 17, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-18 01:10:17-05

(KGTV) -- Azusa Pacific University told students to evacuate Wednesday night after the school reportedly received a bomb threat.

The school said it received "several suspicious messages of a threatening nature" that also included a bomb threat.

The university also said students who are not on campus are advised to avoid the area.

“APU has received suspicious messages of a threatening nature to campus, including a bomb threat. Azusa Police Department is evacuating both Azusa campuses. If you are at or near the Azusa campuses, follow directions provided by APD & Campus Safety” the school said.

The evacuation orders include regional campuses including San Diego, Monrovia, Orange County, Los Angeles, Inland Empire, High Desert, and Murrieta.