Four college campuses evacuated due to bomb threats
All alerts of evacuation were received Wednesday morning.
DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - THIS JUST IN: Updates from social media communications for Enterprise State, Lurleen B. Wallace, and Wallace Community Colleges have cleared their campuses after bomb threats on Wednesday.
A statement has also been released by the Alabama Community College System concerning the threats.
Authorities at Alabama’s community colleges are working closely with law enforcement on a state level and within each community to ensure the safety of residents across our facilities after alleged bomb threats were made at multiple institutions. While no threats have been deemed credible at this time, some buildings have - per protocol - been evacuated and access restricted to some campuses. Residents, including students, faculty and staff, are encouraged to not visit any of the colleges’ facilities until further notice by the colleges. Please stay tuned to your local news sources, as well.
NEW UPDATE: Lurleen B. Wallace Community College has now evacuated the Andalusia and Opp campuses due to bomb threats.
LBWCC Andalusia and Opp campuses are currently closed to visitors. Buildings have been evacuated and Campus and City Police are on scene investigating a potential bomb threat. More information will be released at a later time.
Camp LBW students may be picked up at the Dream Park.
UPDATE: A second Wiregrass college campus has been evacuated, after reports of bomb threats at both campuses.
Notice was received from Enterprise State Community College, which includes a social post from the college, of an evacuation at their campus.
ESCC’s campus is currently closed to visitors. Buildings have been evacuated and Campus and City Police and ALEa are on scene investigating a potential bomb threat. More information will be released at a later time.
Wallace Community College have also confirmed their evacuation alert was due to a bomb threat on the Dothan campus.
Wallace Community College-Dothan has issued a Wallace Alert to students and staff to immediately evacuate the Wallace Campus in Dothan due to a bomb threat. Law enforcement agencies are currently on site sweeping the campus. Classes on the Wallace Dothan campus are canceled for the remainder of the day. Please remain off campus until further notice that it is safe to return.
ORIGINAL STORY: According to an alert sent out by the college, an evacuation notice has been issued for the Wallace Community College - Dothan Campus.
More information is expected to come from the university later, according to the alert.
Stay with News 4 as we gather more on this developing situation.
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