College receives two bomb threats; search finds nothing

Classes will resume Tuesday as investigation continues

7 December, 2015 by John Hopkins

WOOSTER, Dec. 7, 2015 - Over a span of several hours earlier today, The College of Wooster received two separate bomb threats, the first focused on the libraries, the second naming two classroom buildings, Taylor and Kauke halls. Because of these threats, the college cancelled all classes and closed all academic buildings today. The buildings named in the threats were evacuated and Wooster police and other law enforcement agencies, including bomb-sniffing dogs from the Summit County Sheriff’s Department and the Canton Police Department, conducted thorough searches of each, which found nothing.

Classes will resume Tuesday, with additional security measures in place, and the college expects this final week of classes and exams next week to proceed as scheduled.  The latest updates on this situation, including a statement from Chief Matt Fisher of the Wooster Police Department about the investigation, may be found here: