February 2, 2008

Thressea Boyd
Director of Communications

Campus Alert: VSU Receives Bomb Threat - $5,000 reward offered forinformation

Valdosta State University received a bomb threat on Friday, Feb. 1, 2008. VSU’s Police Department evacuated Centennial Hall at approximately 11:45 p.m., in response to a bomb threat that was placed through a call to the Emergency 911 Center. Students and staff were escorted to a secure location. Valdosta Fire Department and Police responded and assisted with the evacuation of the building. Moody Air Force Base K-9 bomb team performed a search of all three floors of the building. Residents were allowed back in the residence hall at approximately 4 a.m. VSU Police is investigating and a $5,000 reward is offered for information leading to the arrest and successful prosecution of an individual or individuals involved. Any person with information is encouraged to contact the VSU Police Department at 229-333-7816.