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Security Increased At Penn State’s Beaver Stadium After Bomb Threat, Searches Find Nothing Suspicious

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. (CBS) – Beaver Stadium at Penn State University received an anonymous bomb threat on Friday night.

The threat, which was made anonymously, resulted in numerous searches by both local police and the FBI, as well as increased security on-site.

Penn State’s stadium has been secured since Tuesday, but police did bring in bomb-sniffing dogs and additional personnel to check the stadium on Friday night and Saturday morning.

Investigators turned up nothing unusual in either search, but fans are encouraged to arrive at the gates earlier than usual, as extra safety measures may cause entrance delays. Inspections will be more thorough, and the University’s bag regulations will be strictly enforced.

Anyone who sees anything out of the ordinary is urged to contact police immediately by calling 814-863-1111 or 911, or by approaching any of the officers on duty in and around the stadium.

Reported by Chelsea Karnash, CBSPhilly

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  • joe

    Penn State is now famous for something it would rather not be famous for.Sandusky deserves what he gets.

  • GaryBurke

    Hey Ted, you must go on any site that you can and make that same comment. As you were told on the other sites you have said this IT’S NOT FUNNY.


    It is a sad day for Penn State. However, all these threats against the coach who first reported the sexual abuse and bomb threats against the school because they fired the coaches, just might, leave PSU known as Pervert Supporters University.

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