ATHENS, Ohio (WSYX) — The Ohio University is investigating a reported bomb threat on the campus Saturday.
"OUPD is investigating a bomb threat on the Athens campus. We do not believe it is credible or that an evacuation is needed," the police department said on Twitter.
Although police did not believe the threat was credible, they deployed its bomb-detection K9 unit and has extra officers on patrol.
OUPD said they are working with state and federal law enforcement agencies to evaluate the threat.
Anyone who notices suspicious activity or items is asked to contact the OUPD at (740) 593-1911.