CORVALLIS, Ore. — A library at Oregon State University’s Corvallis campus was evacuated Tuesday afternoon, according to the university.
In a tweet sent by the school, OSU said the Valley Library immediately closed around 1:30 p.m. Tuesday. The university said police and public safety officials were investigating a threatening message found on a whiteboard.
OSU said people should avoid areas surrounding the library until further notice.
At about 2:19 p.m., OSU announced the message was determined to be not credible. Officials said the library would be searched by public safety personnel before a planned reopening at 4:30 p.m.
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