All clear: Bergen community college evacuated over bomb threat
Students and staff at Bergen Community College were dealing with an evacuation Monday afternoon after "an unspecified a bomb threat," according to a college spokesman.
Bergen County Community College has a main campus in Paramus, a secondary location at the Meadowlands in Lyndhurst and the Philip Ciarco Jr. Learning Center in Hackensack.
All three campuses were cleared and searched as a precaution, according to Larry Hlavenka with the college's public relations department. He also said that classes had resumed as normal by roughly 3:30 p.m.
The Daily Voice reported that after a phoned-in threat around 1 p.m., the response involved Bergen County sheriff's K-9s, local police, firefighters and other emergency services units.
Messages for the Sheriff’s Office and Hackensack Fire Department not immediately returned.
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